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U.S.-PLO dialogue secret diplomacy and conflict resolution by Muḥammad Rabīʻ

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Middle East


  • Munaẓẓamat al-Taḥrīr al-Filasṭīnīyah,
  • Jewish-Arab relations -- 1973-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East,
  • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMohamed Rabie ; foreword by Harold H. Saunders.
LC ClassificationsDS119.7 .R2194 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1081729M
ISBN 100813013267
LC Control Number94005294

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Synopsis In December the United States announced its decision to start a dialogue with the Palestine Liberation Organization. A year and a half later, it suspended the dialogue. In the months between, two men with no government ties, Mohamed Rabie . Rabie's fascinating book recounts one story from a small corner of the unofficial peace process where "insiders working from outside government," as he calls them, produced a precise formulation to help the U.S. government and the PLO begin a formal dialogue. U.S.-PLO dialogue: secret diplomacy and conflict resolution. [Muḥammad Rabīʻ] -- In December the United States announced its decision to start a dialogue with the Palestine Liberation . THE U.S.-PLO DIALOGUE 55 The second initiative, originally undertaken with the different aim of an Israeli-PLO dialogue, was begun in September by the Swedish govern- ment, and more particularly by Swedish Foreign Minister Sten Andersson.

  U.S.-PLO Dialogue: Secret Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, by Mohamed Rabie. pages, appendices, index. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, $ (Cloth) ISBN - Volume 33 Issue 1 - Elie PodehAuthor: Elie Podeh. Said's sentiment is echoed by other Palestinians such as Mohamed Rabie (U.S.-PLO Dialogue, Univ. Pr. of Florida, ). Recommended for students of diplomacy and in particular the current Palestinian-Israeli peace process.?Sanford R. Silverburg, Catawba Coll., Salisbury, by:   U.S.-PLO Dialogue: Secret Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution By Mohamed Rabie University Press of Florida, Read preview Overview Palestine and the Palestinians By Samih K. Farsoun; Christina E. Zacharia Westview Press, The Palestinian Declaration of Independence (): An Analysis “It is shocking that the declaration, one of the most fundamental documents of Palestinian nationalism, is largely unknown, not just to the Israeli public, but to most Israeli leaders as well.” (Jerome Segal, ) [1] On , the Israeli Declaration of Independence proclaimed the new state of Israel.

This book challenges the conventional wisdom that these conflicts were the inevitable result of clashing identities, religions, and attachments to the land. On the contrary, it was radical political rhetoric, and not ancient hatreds, that rendered these territories by: Arafat accepted Resolution , which led to a brief and ultimately fruitless U.S.-PLO dialogue. But at the same time, the PLO issued a declaration of independence for a Palestinian state to be. The PLO’s Decem declaration of statehood was not recognized by Washington, although Reagan did respond to a number of positive Palestinian declarations by opening an official U.S. Although the same authors should be aware of the PLO's subsequent contradictory actions, including the raid on an Israeli beach that caused the suspension of the U.S. -PLO dialogue, Arafat's words are given great importance.