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Arab-Israeli3/21 21/03/2011 13:51:00 From Camp David to Camp David: The Israel – Egypt Peace And the Era of New Possibilities September 17 th  1978:  Israel and Egypt sign a first historic Arab-Israeli peace  treaty at Camp David.  Sadat, Begin, and Carter March 26 th  1979:  The Peace Treaty is ratified by both parliaments and is formally  signed in Washington May 25 th  1979:  Israel begins withdrawal from the Sinai Complications and Challenges fot he First Peace: March 31 st  1979:  Egypt is expelled from the Arab League, and five weeks later  from the Islamic Conference June 7 th , 1981:  Israel destroys the Iraqi nuclear reactor at Osirak October 6, 1981:  Sadat is assassinated in Cairo.  Mubarak becomes the new  president December 14, 1981:  Israel annexes the Golan Heights June 6 th , 1982:  Israel invades Lebanon in Operation Peace to the Galilee Direct result of the destruction of the nuclear reactor’s destruction Begin had been losing to the candidate for the Labour Party, but when the  news was broadcast of the successful attack, all the newspapers in Israel  predicted that Begin would win the election o One event in the span of 24 hours can change the entire course of  politics in the Middle East due to the volatility Meanwhile Elsewhere… February 1 st , 1979:  Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Iran from exile and the Iranian  revolution is completed November 4 th , 1979:  American hostages at the US Embassy in Tehran December 27 th , 1979:  The USSR invades Afghanistan Afghanistan is influenced/inspired by Iran September 22 nd , 1980:  Outbreak of the Iran Iraq War
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The First Lebanon War August 21 st , 1982:  the PLO begins pulling out of Lebanon The Shi’ites, inspired by Iran, revolt.  Willingness had been present,  opportunity was given by the (ironically) Israeli invasion Due to lack of cohesiveness, the Shi’ites are bogged down o Hezbollah becomes leader (seizing opportunity), saying they will  champion the cause of the Shi’ites PLO heads to Tunis o Unlike Jordan/Lebanon, Tunis was not adjacent to Israeli, hence the 
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