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IDF Counterinsurgency in the Second Intifada

Devorah S. Manekin

in Regular Soldiers, Irregular War: Violence and Restraint in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750434
eISBN:
9781501750458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750434.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses counterinsurgency during the evolution of Israel's five-decade occupation of the Palestinian Territories based on the perspectives of ordinary combatants and supplemented by ... More


Into the Abyss: The Second Intifada (2000)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the outbreak of the Second, or al-Aqsa, Intifada shortly after Ehud Barak took office as prime minister of Israel. It first considers Barak's promise of peace with Yasir ... More


Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Sara Roy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Many in the United States and Israel believe that Hamas is nothing but a terrorist organization, and that its social sector serves merely to recruit new supporters for its violent agenda. Based on ... More


A Million Bullets (2000)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the eruption of violence between Israel and Palestine during the Second Intifada in 2000, with particular reference to the role of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in worsening ... More


Subjectivity Without Subjects: Reinventing the Figure of the Witness

Didier Fassin

in Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520271166
eISBN:
9780520950481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271166.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents a study on Médecins Sans Frontières and Médecins du Monde assistance programs in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to analyze the transformation of the status of witnesses in ... More


Settler Violence and the Second Intifada (2000–2009)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines how the settlements in the West Bank occupied an important place in Jewish terrorism during the Second Intifada between 2000 and 2009. It first provides a background on the Bat ... More


Participation in Counterinsurgency

Devorah S. Manekin

in Regular Soldiers, Irregular War: Violence and Restraint in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750434
eISBN:
9781501750458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750434.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter begins with a description of Aviv Kochavi, who served as a commander in a paratrooper unit at the height of the Second Intifada. It talks about Aviv's strict and demanding command style ... More


Conclusion: Violence and Restraint in Counterinsurgency

Devorah S. Manekin

in Regular Soldiers, Irregular War: Violence and Restraint in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750434
eISBN:
9781501750458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750434.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter summarizes the reasons why and in what ways participation in counterinsurgent violence vary. It explains the eager participation of some combatants and combat units in violence while ... More


Targeted Killings: Kill or be Killed?

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Israel's targeted killing of terrorists. It begins with a discussion of Israel's killing of Saleh Shehada, a founder and leader of Hamas's military wing, in 2002. It then ... More


The Production and Restraint of Military Violence

Devorah S. Manekin

in Regular Soldiers, Irregular War: Violence and Restraint in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750434
eISBN:
9781501750458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750434.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter explains the differences in soldier participation in violence during irregular war. It discusses why soldiers sometimes inflict violence eagerly, but at other times evade or resist using ... More


Interrogation Dilemmas

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the complexity of harsh interrogation methods employed by Israel against suspected terrorists as part of its counterterrorism intelligence and the problematic nature of trying ... More


The Peace Camp Without Rabin

Samy Cohen

in Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Yitzhak Rabin's assassination triggered a burst of enthusiasm for his project. In the months that followed, his supporters continued the struggle. It was a good opportunity for the dovish left to ... More


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