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Israel: The First Hundred Years : Volume IV: Israel in the International Arena - Efraim Karsh

Israel: The First Hundred Years

Volume IV: Israel in the International Arena

By: Efraim Karsh (Editor)

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Published: 18th March 2004
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Born amidst the ruin of World War II and into the Cold War environment of realpolitik, Israel has, since its earliest existence, commanded a place on the international stage out of all relation to its size, population or ambitions.
This work, part of the series "Israel: The First Hundred Years," examines Israel's experience in foreign affairs in its first 50 years of existence. Contributors ask to what extent an Israeli foreign policy can be said to be a Zionist foreign policy and analyse Israel's international role in the Cold War era. They also explore Israel's foreign policy relationships within the Middle East region and with great powers such as the United States and China and the newer power bloc of Europe. In doing so they give a comprehensive account of Israel's foreign policy history and Israel's place in the international political system at the end of this most tumultuous of centuries.

Introduction: Toward Distant Frontiers: The Course of Israeli-Diplomacy
Israel and the Great Powers
David Ben-GurionâÇÖs Zionist Foreign Policy, 1938-1948: The Democratic Factor
Influence and Arms: John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel, 1962-66
Indirect Pressure: Moscow and the End of the British Mandate in Palestine
Blocking Peace: Britain and the Israeli-Jordanian conflict 1949-51
The Effects of Changes in the International Environment on the future of the Middle East
Israel and the West
The PLO Factor in Euro-Israeli Relations, 1964-1992
Some Trade Effects of the EMU Process on Israel
The Road to the Israeli-Spanish Rapprochement
The âÇ Good-natured BastardâÇÖ: Canada and the Middle East Refugee Question
Asian Relationships
The Republic of China and Israel, 1911-2003
Israel-India Relations: Seeking Balance and Realism
Japan and Israel: An Evaluation of Relationship-Building in the Context of JapanâÇÖs Middle East Policy
Israel and the Jewish World
Towards a Conceptual Framework of World Jewish Politics: State, Nation, and Diaspora in Jewish Foreign Policy
Post-Zionism in the Oslo-Era and the Implications for the Diaspora
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ISBN: 9780714649603
ISBN-10: 0714649600
Series: Israel: The First Hundred Years (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 346
Published: 18th March 2004
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 16.2  x 2.77
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1