The Israel-Arab reader : a documentary history of the Middle East conflict

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Subjects: Arab-Israeli conflict--Sources
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Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 5th rev. and updated ed. / Walter Laqueur and Barry Rubin, editors
Published: New York : Penguin Books, 1995
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xi, 686 p., [1] leaf of plates : maps ; 20 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
The Manifesto of the Bilu (1882) 3
Negib Azouri: Program of the League of the Arab Fatherland (1905) 5
Theodor Herzl: "The Jewish State" (1896) 5
The Basle Declaration (1897) 10
The Sykes-Picot Agreement (1916) 11
The McMahon Letter (1915) 14
The Balfour Declaration (1917) 16
The Feisal-Weizmann agreement and Feisal-Frankfurter letters (1919) 17
Recommendations of the King-Crane Commission (1919) 21
Memorandum Presented to the King-Crane Commission by the General Syrian Congress (1919) 28
The British Mandate (1922) 30
The Churchill White Paper (1922) 39
The MacDonald Letter (1931) 43
From the Report of the Palestine Royal Commission (Peel Commission) (1937) 48
V. Jabotinsky: A Jewish State Now: Evidence Submitted to the Palestine Royal Commission (1937) 50
Against Partition: British Statement of Policy (1938) 53
The White Paper (1939) 54
The Zionist Reaction to the White Paper: Statement by the Jewish Agency (1939) 64
Towards a Jewish State: The Biltmore Program (1942) 66
Adolf Hitler, Zionism and the Arab Cause (1941) 68
The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry (1946) 72
The Arab Case for Palestine - Evidence submitted by the Arab Office, Jerusalem (1946) 80
The Case for a Bi-national State (1947) 89
The United Nations Takes Over: Summary Report of the U.N. Special Committee on Palestine (1947) 92
U.N. General Assembly Resolution on the Future Government of Palestine (Partition Resolution) (1947) 95
Plan of Partition with Economic Union 97
State of Israel Proclamation of Independence (1948) 107
The Law of Return (1950) 109
The Manifesto of the United Arab Republic (Preamble) (1963) 110
The Draft Constitution of the "Palestine Liberation Organisation" (1963) 112
United Nations General Assembly Resolution on the Internationalization of Jerusalem (1949) 115
United Nations Security Council Resolution Concerning Restrictions on the Passage of Ships through the Suez Canal (1951) 116
President Nasser on Zionism and Israel 117
Ahmed Shukairy: The Palestine Refugees (1958) 119
Erskine Childers: The Other Exodus (1961) 122
Abba Eban: The Refugee Problem (1958) 129
Golda Meir: A Call for Disarmament (1962) 140
Fayez A. Sayegh: Zionist Colonialism in Palestine (1965) 143
Towards the Third Round: Nasser's Speech at UAR Advanced Air Headquarters, May 25, 1967 144
Nasser's Speech to Arab Trade Unionists, May 26, 1967 149
Hassanain Haykal: An Armed Clash with Israel is Inevitable - Why? (May 26, 1967) 152
Nasser's Speech to National Assembly Members, May 29, 1967 158
Nasser's Resignation Broadcast, June 9, 1967 160
Abba Eban: "The Six Days War" Speech at the Special Assembly of the United Nations, June 19, 1967 165
Yizhak Rabin: The Right of Israel, June 28, 1967 185
Gamal Abdel Nasser: "We Shall Triumph" Nasser's Speech, July 23, 1968 188
Gideon Rafael: UN Resolution 242: A Common Denominator 197
Security Council Resolution on the Middle East (November 22, 1967) 217
The Palestinian National Charter: Resolutions of the Palestine National Council 218
Fatah: The Seven Points 223
Platform of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine 229
Y. Harkabi: Fatah's Doctrine 232
Gamal Abdel Nasser: "The Struggle Continues," Nasser's Speech to the Arab Socialist Union (March 27, 1969) 245
Syrian Ba'th Party Congress Resolutions (April, 1969) 254
Hassanain Haykal: The Strategy of the War of Attrition 258
Ahmed Baha Ed-Dine: Returning to Palestine 268
Moshe Dayan: A Soldier Reflects on Peace Hopes 274
Yehoshua Arieli: Annexation and Democracy 283
Hafiz al-Asad: Speech (October 15, 1973) 289
Leonid I. Brezhnev: Message to Hawari Boumedien (October 9, 1973) 293
Anwar Sadat: Speech (October 16, 1973) 294
Anwar Sadat: Press Conference (October 31, 1973) 303
Anwar Sadat: Speech (April 3, 1974) 305
Security Council Resolution 338 (October 22, 1973) 310
Golda Meir: Statement in the Knesset (October 23, 1973) 310
The Agranat Commission Report 315
George Habash: Interview (August 3, 1974) 324
Yasir Arafat: Address to the UN General Assembly (November 13, 1974) 329
Y. Harkabi: The Meaning of "A Democratic Palestinian State" 340
Walter Laqueur: Peace with Egypt? 352
Elie Kedourie: The Arab-Israeli Conflict 363
The Egyptian-Israeli Accord on Sinai (September 1, 1975) 374
Harold H. Saunders: U.S. Foreign Policy and Peace in the Middle East (November 12, 1975) 385
Platform of the Likud Coalition (March 1977) 388
President Anwar Sadat: Peace with Justice (November 20, 1977) 389
PLO: Six-Point Program (December 4, 1977) 397
Arab League Summit Conference Declaration (December 5, 1977) 398
Prime Minister Menachem Begin: Autonomy Plan for the Occupied Territories (December 28, 1977) 400
President Jimmy Carter: Statement on Palestinian Rights (January 4, 1978) 403
Camp David Frameworks for Peace (September 17, 1978) 404
Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty (March 26, 1979) 409
Arab League Summit Communique (March 31, 1979) 410
Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko: On the Camp David Agreement (September 25, 1979) 411
Yasir Arafat: Interview on Camp David (November 19, 1979) 412
President Hafiz al-Asad: Speech (March 8, 1980) 413
European Council: Venice Declaration (June 13, 1980) 414
Israel Government: Fundamental Policy Guidelines (August 5, 1981) 415
Prince Fahd ibn Abd al-Aziz: The Fahd Plan (August 7, 1981) 416
West Bank Palestinians: Reactions to Camp David (August 30, 1981) 417
President Hosni Mubarak: Egypt and Israel (October 14, 1981) 419
U.S.-Israel Memorandum of Understanding (November 30, 1981) 420
Israeli Law on the Golan Heights (December 14, 1981) 421
Defense Minister Ariel Sharon: Israel's Security (December 15, 1981) 421
Yitzhak Shamir: Israel's Role in a Changing Middle East (Spring 1982) 425
Boutros Boutros-Ghali: The Foreign Policy of Egypt in the Post-Sadat Era (Spring 1982) 430
Secretary of State George P. Shultz: Congressional Testimony (July 12, 1982) 434
Prime Minister Menachem Begin: The Wars of No Alternative and Operation Peace for Galilee (August 8, 1982) 436
President Ronald Reagan: The Reagan Plan (September 1, 1982) 439
Twelfth Arab Summit Conference: Final Statement (September 9, 1982) 445
El-Hassan Bin Talal: Jordan's Quest for Peace (Fall 1982) 447
The Kahan Commission Report (February 7, 1983) 451
Yasir Arafat: Speech to Palestine National Council (February 14, 1983) 456
Palestine National Council: Political Statement (February 22, 1983) 458
Barry Rubin: United It Stalls: The PLO (March 21, 1983) 461
Jordan's Refusal to Join the Reagan Peace Initiative (April 10, 1983) 464
The Lebanon-Israel Truce Agreement (May 17, 1983) 469
Said Musa: Interview on Internal Dissent (May 26, 1983) 471
Khalid al-Hasan: On the Dissident Rebellion (May 27, 1983) 473
King Hussein: Speech to the Palestine National Council (November 22, 1984) 481
Jordan-PLO: Joint Communique (February 11, 1985) 486
King Hussein: Ending the Jordan-PLO initiative (February 19, 1986) 487
Israel-Jordan: "The London Document" (April 11, 1987) 501
PLO Executive Committee: On the Intifada (December 1987) 502
West Bank-Gaza Palestinian Leaders: The Fourteen Points (January 14, 1988) 505
Unified National Command of the Intifada: Call No. 6 (February 1988) 507
Secretary of State George Shultz: Plan (March 6, 1988) 509
PLO Executive Committee: Statement on the Intifada (April 1988) 510
United National Leadership of the Intifada: Calls 12, 16, and 18 (April-May 1988) 514
King Hussein: Disengagement from the West Bank (July 31, 1988) 527
Hamas: Charter (August 1988) 529
Palestine National Council: Political Resolution (November 15, 1988) 537
Palestine National Council: Declaration of Independence (November 15, 1988) 542
President Husni Mubarak: The Inevitability of Peace (January 21, 1989) 546
Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir: Peace Plan (May 14, 1989) 547
President Husni Mubarak: Ten-Point Plan (September 1989) 551
Chairman Yasir Arafat: Speech on the Intifada (September 1989) 552
Secretary of State James Baker: Five-Point Plan (October 1989) 556
President Saddam Hussein: Two Speeches to the Arab Cooperation Council (February 1990) 556
Chairman Yasir Arafat: The PLO and the Gulf Crisis, (December 13, 1990) 567
Palestine National Council: Political Communique (September 28, 1991) 569
U.S. Letter of Assurances to the Palestinians (October 18, 1991) 573
Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir and Haydar Abd al-Shafi: Speeches at the Madrid Peace Conference (October 31, 1992) 577
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin: Inaugural Speech (July 13, 1992) 589
Chairman Yasir Arafat: Speech on Fatah's Anniversary (December 31, 1992) 594
Mahmoud Darwish: Resigning from the PLO Leadership (August 1993) 597
Israel-PLO Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements (September 13, 1993) 599
Agreed Minutes to the Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements 609
President Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Chairman Yasir Arafat: Speeches at the Signing of the Declaration of Principles (September 13, 1993) 612
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin: Speech to Parliament (September 21, 1993) 615
President Hafiz al-Asad: Reaction to Israel-PLO Agreement (October 1, 1993) 620
Hani al-Hassan: Opposition to the Israel-PLO Accord (October 1993) 622
West Bank-Gaza Palestinian Leaders: Memorandum to Chairman Yasir Arafat (November 1993) 624
President Hafiz al-Asad and President Bill Clinton: Statement on Their Meeting (January 16, 1994) 627
Israel-PLO: Cairo Agreement (March 4, 1994) 629
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Chairman Yasir Arafat: Speeches at the Signing of the Cairo Agreement (March 4, 1994) 642
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin: Speech to Parliament (April 18, 1994) 647
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin: Speech on Accepting the UNESCO Peace Prize (July 6, 1994) 652
Israel-Jordan: The Washington Agreement (July 26, 1994) 655
King Hussein and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin: Speeches on Signing the Washington Agreement (July 26, 1994) 658
Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty (October 1994) 665
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Chairman Yasir Arafat, and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres: Speeches Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize (December 1994) 674
Additional Authors: Laqueur, Walter, 1921-
Rubin, Barry M
Notes: LCCN: 95230897
ISBN: 0140245626
OCLC Number: 33431462
ISBN/ISSN: 0140245626