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. The Mechanical Waving Hand of a Keffiyah-Clad Manikin

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the summer of 1994, Arafat suddenly appeared in the sands of Gaza after an absence as long as the occupation. Thousands of Palestinians thronged the streets of the newly autonomous realm, hoping ... More


The Rise of the PLO and the Birth of International Terrorism (1956–1970s)

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/9780195391824.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on Israel's counterterrorism efforts between 1956 and the 1970s, with particular reference to the birth of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) that gave rise to ... More


Opportunities Created, Opportunities Lost: Negotiations at Oslo and Madrid

Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami

in The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451478
eISBN:
9780801465864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates the transition from George W. Bush to Bill Clinton through the Israeli–Palestinian negotiations. After the Madrid Peace Conference of 1991, U.S. diplomacy encouraged direct, ... More


At the Crossroads

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Surveying its situation in summer 1973, the PLO had more reason to feel secure than at any time since the conflict in Jordan. The May ‘events’ had stabilized a new balance of power in Lebanon with ... More


. The Miracle Sheikh

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

On May 18, 1989, Yasin was arrested along with 250 members of his organization, a move reportedly made at the behest of the United States, which had hoped to encourage PLO-affiliated groups to accept ... 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


The Brink of Peace

Alan Rosenthal

in The documentary diaries: Working experiences of a non-fiction filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993023
eISBN:
9781526109804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993023.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the author’s experiences covering various Israel Arab wars. It concentrates, however, on the scenario following the famous Oslo agreements and Oslo accords of 1993. Shot in ... More


The False Promise of Oslo (1993–1996)

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/9780195391824.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines how the 1993 Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) failed to deliver on its promise of peace. The Oslo Accords, signed by PLO chairman ... More


The 9/11 Ceasefire that wasn’t (2001–Early 2002)

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/9780195391824.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the temporary ceasefire between Israel and Palestine in the wake of terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. It begins by ... More


The Hornet’s Nest: The Battle of Jenin and Operation Defensive Shield (2002)

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/9780195391824.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on Israel's Operation Defensive Shield, a military operation carried out between March 29 and April 21, 2002, in response to the suicide bombing orchestrated by Hamas member ... More


Introduction

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/9780195391824.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book focuses on Israel's history of counterterrorism since its independence. It examines the range of measures adopted by Israel to fight virtually every type of terrorist, from administrative ... More


A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Daniel Byman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers an historical account of Israel's bold but often failed efforts to fight terrorist groups. Beginning with the violent border disputes that emerged after Israel's founding in 1948, ... More


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