Award Date

1-1-1996

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Political Science

First Committee Member

Andrew Tuttle

Number of Pages

81

Abstract

This thesis is a case study of the ongoing peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, and the lack of impact that past agreements have made on the recent Oslo Accords. The thesis will attempt to show that past failures in 'land for peace' agreements between Israel and Arab countries only illustrate what is in store for the Oslo Accords. In addition, the current Israeli administration's failure to concede the disputed land in the occupied territories is in part, due to the fear of an emerging Palestinian state on the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The dangers of an independent Palestinian state will be examined, both the strategic and geographic implications, and some economic difficulties the Israelis will be faced with. Finally, the continuing impact of the PLO's role in this arena will be examined.

Keywords

Accords; Case; Israel; Oslo; Oslo Accords; Palestine; Peace; Process; Study

Controlled Subject

International law

File Format

pdf

File Size

2252.8 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/bgmm-38yz


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