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Arab-Israeli Notes 12/4/07 Hamas From 1991-present diplomacy in A-I conflict has been categorized by negotiations Diplomacy before that “diplomacy by denial” After 1991 engagement From 2000 to present hydra activity Minimum amount of diplomacy, maximum amount of violence 1993-present Arafat tried to engage in negotiations and try to turn an eye to those in arm struggle Hamas emerges Hamas is committed to the belief that any recognition or negotiation with Zionism is unpermermicibel In 2001 George Mitchell tried to establish a rubric for negotiations based on performance Shuttle diplomacy, face-to face talks Not until 2001 did a president say that solution to A-I conflict was a 2 state solution Unheard of, Israelis and majority of Palestinians didn’t say no Why didn’t this happen before? Because environment had opposition to a 2 state solution 1977-2001 respective sides came to the realization that couldn’t destroy the other It took 6 years to reach Annapolis, Arafat was afraid of taking a bullet, end of his life had
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 169 taught by Professor Stein during the Fall '07 term at Emory.

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