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Scars of War, Wounds of Peace The Israeli-Arab Tragedy

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ISBN-10: 0195325427

ISBN-13: 9780195325423

Edition: N/A

Authors: Shlomo Ben-Ami

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Former Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben-Ami was a key figure in the Camp David negotiations and many other rounds of peace talks, public and secret, with Palestinian and Arab officials. Here he offers an unflinching account of the Arab-Israeli conflict, informed by his firsthand knowledge of the major characters and events. Clear-eyed and unsparing, Ben-Ami traces the twists and turns of the Middle East conflict and gives us behind-the-scenes accounts of the meetings in Oslo, Madrid, and Camp David. The author paints particularly trenchant portraits of key figures from Ben-Gurion to Bill Clinton. He is highly critical of both Ariel Sharon and the late Yasser Arafat, seeing Arafat's…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/4/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

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Preface
Prelude: The Birth of an Intractable Conflict
Bisecting the Land or Zionism's Strategy of Phases?
The Early Years: A Missed Opportunity for Peace?
The Rise and Fall of the Third Kingdom of Israel
The Jewish Fear and Israel's Mother of all Victories
Sedanlaghen - The Sin of Hubris and its Punishment
Begin's 'Capsule Theory' and Sadat's 'Separate Peace'
The Road to Madrid
Oslo: The Glory and the Agony
The Barak Phase: On Freedom and Innocence
The Politics of Doomsday
The Hawks' Agony
Conclusions
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index