By Priscilla Roberts

The Arab-Israeli clash is still the most contentious in smooth historical past, one with repercussions that extend a ways past the center East. This quantity describes and explains crucial international locations, humans, occasions, and companies that play or have performed a component within the clash. Chronological insurance starts with the Israeli struggle of Independence in 1948 and extends to the current day. A one-stop reference, the consultant bargains a finished review essay, in addition to standpoint essays by way of top students who discover such largely debated concerns because the usa' help for Israel and old rights to Palestine.

Important fundamental resource records, similar to the UN solution at the Partition of Palestine and the Camp David Accords, are integrated and positioned into context. additional perception into drivers of struggle and peace within the center East are supplied via biographies of significant political leaders like Menachem commence, Golda Meir, Yasser Arafat, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Anwar Sadat.

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