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Within Reach: Israeli-Syrian Negotiations of the 1990s

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/9780801451478.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the Israeli–Syrian track of the peace process from 1993 until its collapse in the spring of 2000. It particularly looks at the strategic choice made by the United States 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


Rabin: Peace Without the Peace Camp

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/9780190947903.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter describes the ambivalent relations between Peace Now and Yitzhak Rabin. Peace Now had had no role whatsoever in drawing up the Oslo agreements. Between 1993 and 1995, while the terms ... More


The State's response to extremism: attitudes towards subversive movements and violent organisations

Ami Pedahzur

in The Israeli Response to Jewish Extremism and Violence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063725
eISBN:
9781781700303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063725.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a chronological synopsis of the Israeli response to extra-parliamentary radical elements, and begins with the Altalena affair, a weapons ship sunk by the IDF close to a month ... More


The Legal System Topples Rabin

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter describes how the public’s support for conducting investigations of political officers would eventually topple Yitzhak Rabin from office. Rabin had formed his first government following ... More


The Limits of Freedom of Speech

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the limits of freedom of speech, which is part of religious speech along with freedom of religion. It first defines religious speech and the problems that arise when it is given ... More


Against Expectations

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

The Yom Kippur War started with a surprise attack on Israel by Egyptian and Syrian military forces. The Israeli government was caught off-guard, since it imposed a ceasefire in the Suez Canal without ... More


The Oslo Accords: Their Context, Their Consequences

Noam Chomsky

in The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789774167706
eISBN:
9781617975486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In September 1993, United States President Bill Clinton presided over a handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat on the ... More


Classical Presences and ‘Post Dramatic’ Performances

Nurit Yaari

in Between Jerusalem and Athens: Israeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198746676
eISBN:
9780191808531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746676.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at theatrical productions created in the wake of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995, which sought to convey the shock that permeated Israeli society as a ... 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


God, You Have Chosen Us to Rule

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

In 1976, there was a strong public demand in Israel for a change in government and reforms in the economy and society. These calls led to the establishment of a new party called Dash (Democratic ... More


Democracy in Israel: Proven Yet Precarious

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews literary works made at the conundrum of Israel's democratic vitality. Israeli democracy has survived two major transfers of power, in 1977 and 1992, and has thereby passed the ... 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


Epilogue

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0022
Subject:
History, Political History

Menachem Begin was a pragmatic politician as well as an ideologue with a clear vision and unyielding principles. In terms of impact on the character of Israel, he is second in importance only to ... More


Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Samy Cohen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

What has become of Israel's peace movement? In the early 1980s, it was a major political force, bringing hundreds of thousands onto the streets; but since then, its importance has declined amid ... More


Return of the Foxbats

Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez

in The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR's Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190693480
eISBN:
9780190943240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693480.003.0019
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In early 1971 the Soviet Air Force began preparations to redeploy in Egypt its high-altitude, mach-3 aircraft, which would later be called MiG-25 or, by NATO, Foxbat. The authors’ previous book ... More


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