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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations, 1999-2001 : Within Reach - Gilead Sher

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations, 1999-2001

Within Reach

Paperback Published: 20th December 2005
ISBN: 9780714685427
Number Of Pages: 278

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Written by Gilead Sher, the Israeli Chief of Staff during the tumultuous 1999-2001 peace negotiations, this book gives an overview of the Israel-Palestine conflict, examining the core issues of contention, the various 'players' and the possible solutions formulated during the peace process effort.
Delivering a comprehensive fast paced description and analysis of the Middle East peace process, the book sheds new light on the complicated and circuitous negotiations held between the Israelis, Palestinians, Egyptians, Americans and numerous other intermediaries. Sher presents concise contextual background and insightful analysis of the political, economic, social and cultural reasons that led to the breakdown of the process and the consequent eruption of bloody violence.
A bestseller in Israel, "The" "Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations 1999-2001" has been praised by critics and embraced by readers on all sides of the political spectrum. The former Prime Minister Ehud Barak hailed it as 'The best book there is or ever will be on the process.' Contributing a new dimension to the current literature on the Middle East peace process, the book provides a fresh understanding of the link between the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the current global threats of Islamic fanaticism and international terrorism.

List of illustrationsp. xii
Forewordp. xiii
Acknowledgments to the English editionp. xvi
List of abbreviationsp. xvii
A sense of hopep. 1
Direct and blunt dialoguep. 5
The friends of peace must be strongp. 10
Politically, I'm strangledp. 16
The Swedish government at your servicep. 21
First movementsp. 31
Do you want an agreement?p. 40
Trapped in a national mythp. 50
An historic opportunityp. 60
God bless youp. 72
Albright tries to prevent collapsep. 93
Eight hundred times Jerusalemp. 105
There is going to be a catastrophep. 119
Two states for two peoplesp. 133
Walls of misunderstandingp. 143
Head of a gang, not a leaderp. 157
A single political bullet in the barrelp. 173
It's the only wayp. 180
Do you want to continue crying?p. 192
The future of the region is in your handsp. 208
We'll be counting the corpses on both sidesp. 222
And thou shall make peace in the landp. 231
Appendixp. 233
Bibliographyp. 268
Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9780714685427
ISBN-10: 0714685429
Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: 20th December 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 16.0  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1