Israel - Israel First Intifada Israelis pursue colonization...

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Israel 27/03/2008 13:48:00 First Intifada Israelis pursue colonization of West Bank, Gaza Palestinians displaced, disadvantaged (water e.g.) One of the world’s last settler colonies 1987-1991, Palestinian uprising o Fueled by downturn in oil prices, returnees from Gulf o West Bank, Gaza o Led by Fateh o Use of stone-throwing, children, women (to break the stones) Israelis attempt to Divide and Rule Sale: from 1987 Israelis give money, support to Hamas o Palestinian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood Most Palestinians then secular o Supported Fateh and Palestine Liberation Organization Fall of Berlin Wall End of Cold War Bipolarity had caught up Israel, Palestine Bush Sr: New World Order America as hyper-power Bush Sr. and Honest Broker Realists o James Baker (close to US oil majors, Saudi connections)
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o Brent Scowcroft
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course HIST 443 taught by Professor Cole during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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