Israeli Palestinian Conflict Essays
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Conflict between Israel and Palestine: Historical Prose Melissa Thiel (Melissa Thiel) In 1948, due to the Second World War, Israel declared a difficult path for the nation. Religious beliefs and imperialism. Origins and influencing factors The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been at the center of debate between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian historians. These historians have competing explanations in the following areas: the history and religious claims of the land, the goals of the Zionist movement, and the influence of British intervention. Pro-Israel...
State of the Art Since the period of Ottoman Empire until the present there was a shift in the collective Palestinian identity. Before 1948 (during the Ottoman Empire), Palestinians mainly identified themselves as Arabs, Muslims and Ottomans. During this period, it was mainly an Arab unity which was politically organized to repel a Jewish national home in historical Palestine. During the mandate period, tribal identities became stronger, which resulted in the weakening of the collective Palestinian identity. It was only...
The 1967 war is referred to as the Six Day war and was a major defining point in the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict. The short-lived 1967 war was the third war in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Prior to the war, tensions amongst the Arab states and Israel worsened and began to intensify and this resulted in a spiral conflict. The war was also primarily caused by the Israeli water diversion and the rising frictions between Israeli forces and Palestinian guerrilla groups. From...