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Surname 1NameProfessorCourseDateThe Israel Palestine ConflictThe Israel-Palestine conflict can be traced back to the 20th Century when Jews were escapinganti-Semitism prosecution in Europe. (Donald, 66), terms the conflict unresolvable, the conflictis based on the claim and control of Palestine. Both parties believe the land belongs to them, theIsraelis believe the land was given to them by "GOD" while the Palestinians claim their ancestorshave lived in the land for thousands of years (Atran et al.,1039). The position held by bothparties are deep and emotional, each population has a profound claim on the land and previousattempts for mediation have failed because of intractable claim held by both sides (Donald, 66).Efforts for a long lasting solution continue, however, the Palestinian are more Pessimistic aboutfinding a peaceful and a permanent solution to the conflict. A cording to survey carried by Harry Truman Research Institute both in Israel and Palestine, 57%of Palestinians are pessimistic about finding peace. The majority of Palestinians believe Israelhas always maintained a desire to expand their borders. Expansion of Israel border from theMediterranean Sea to the Jordan River would mean the total expulsion of Palestine, a factor thathas increased pessimism for a long-lasting peace among the Palestinians. The latest move by theUnited States to recognize Jerusalem as Israel Capital city left only 4.7 % of the Palestinianswith hope for peace. The majority of Palestinians perceived the United States actions as a