Fast Facts on the Middle East Conflict

ISBN-10: 0736911421

ISBN-13: 9780736911429

Edition: 2003

Authors: Randall Price

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The conflict in the Middle East raises many questions for Americans, Christians,and the world community. Randall Price, a bestselling author and expert inMiddle Eastern studies, provides concise answers to those questions. Ina practical QandA format with maps, charts, and sidebars, this book unveils afascinating timeline of the conflict development as it answers: Why is America involved? What are the common misconceptions about the conflict? How does the truth differ from the headlines? Is there a way to resolve this situation? Prices knowledge of Israel, Islam, and the current controversiesprovides an insiders information in a quickreference format. Readers will beable to understand the complex issues appearing in todays media reports.
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List price: $11.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 4/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Randall Price (Th.M. Old Testament and Semitic Languages, and Ph.D. Middle Eastern Studies) has lived in Jerusalem and done graduate studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As president of World of the Bible Ministries, he lectures worldwide on Bible prophecy and directs tours in the Bible lands. He is the author of Unholy War, Fast Facts on the Middle East Conflict, and Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

What is happening in the Middle East?
Causes of the Conflict in the Modern Middle East
In short, what brought about the Arab-Israeli conflict?
What is Zionism?
What is Arab nationalism?
What brought about the rise of Arab nationalism?
How did Arab nationalism begin in Palestine?
How did the conflict between the lews and Arabs begin?
What were the conflicting positions of Jews and Arabs over Palestine?
How did the "great powers" become involved in the conflict?
How did the United Nations get involved in the conflict?
Conflicting Claims to the Land
What is the basis of the Jewish claim to the Land?
What is the basis of the Arab claim to the Land?
The Palestinian Problem
Who are the Palestinians?
From where did the Palestinians originate?
What are the PLO and the Palestinian Authority?
How is the Palestinian Authority funded?
How has the Palestinian Authority presented its Intifada to the press?
Who are the Palestinian refugees?
Who caused the refugee problem?
Why have the Palestinians continued to be refugees?
How is aid to the Palestinian refugees funded?
Is the Palestinian refugee crisis the State of Israel's responsibility?
Why doesn't Israel want all the refugees to return?
War in the Modern Middle East
How many wars have been fought in the modern Middle East?
The War of Independence (1947-48)
The Suez War/Sinai Campaign (1956)
The Six-Day War (1967)
The War of Attrition (1968-70)
Black September (1970)
The Yom Kippur/October War (1973)
The Lebanese Civil War (1975-76)
The Iran-Iraq War (1980-88)
The Lebanon War (1982-85)
The Persian Gulf War (1991)
The War on Terror (2001-present)
Warfare with Iraq (1991-present)
The Battle for Jerusalem
What is the significance of Jerusalem to the Jews?
What is the significance of Jerusalem to the Arabs?
What is the conflict over the Temple Mount?
Why has Jerusalem become the greatest obstacle to peace?
The Pursut for Peace in the Modern Middle East
What was the significance of the Camp David Peace Accords?
What was the Oslo Peace Process?
What caused the breakdown of the peace process?
What is the controversy over UN Resolution 242?
What is the Saudi Peace Plan?
The Palestinian Uprisings
What caused the first Palestinian uprising?
What caused the second Palestinian uprising?
Why have there been Palestinian uprisings?
What is happening during the second Palestinian uprising?
The Threat of Global Terrorism
What events have contributed to the rise of militancy in the Middle East?
What was the significance of the Iranian hostage crisis to terrorism?
Is Islam a global threat?
What is Wahhabism and its relation to terrorism?
Who is responsible for the terrorism in Israel?
Why was the United States attacked on September 11, 2001?
The Iraqi Conflict and Its Aftermath
What is the evidence against Iraq for weapons violations?
Why didn't the United States remove Saddam Hussein from power during the Gulf War?
Is the U.S.-led struggle with Iraq about imperialism and an attempt to control Middle East oil?
Does the United States have any goals beyond disarmament in Iraq?
How are the U.S. plans against Iraq tied to a larger Middle East plan?
Will Muslim states in the Middle East accept democracy?
Why does Saddam Hussein want to attack Israel?
What effect would the aftermath of a U.S.-led war against Iraq have on Israel?
Seeking a Solution
Index to Sidebars
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