American Diplomacy and the Israeli War of Independence by Frank W. Brecher

By Frank W. Brecher

occasions because the finish of the chilly battle have dashed hopes that the loss of life of the Soviet Union might ease the Arab-Israeli clash and support result in a extra sturdy heart East—the uncomplicated aim of yankee overseas coverage towards that sector. faraway from that, the prior twenty years have noticeable an intensification of nearby instability and feature additional extra spiritual gas to that clash. in addition, we now have witnessed significant new interventions via such non–Arab states within the quarter as Iran and Turkey.
The outcome of all this for the U.S. is that its long term coverage of looking credible stability in its family members with the contesting international locations is being verified as by no means ahead of, and on the heart of the matter is the necessity to discover a peaceable strategy to the imbroglio related to Israel and the Palestinians—an crucial component in any total attainment of America’s nearby aspirations. there's now a renewed specialise in such different types of intra–Palestinian concerns as have been skilled in 1948 on the inception of the country of Israel, e.g., borders, go back of refugees, prestige of Jerusalem, coverage on the U.N., and so forth. it's the goal of this booklet to offer a clean analyzing to those root matters within the Arab-Israeli clash, as a rule within the mild of the main lately on hand fundamental assets from the united states, U.K., Israel and the U.N.

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