Essay about Conflict Between Israel And Palestine

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In Western Asia, where many conflicts have arisen throughout history. Israel and Palestine, are both a case of an ongoing conflict that has seemed to not quiet down, both states are in constant conflict due to many factors. Those elements are attributable to the history of Israel and Palestine, religion, and lastly colonialism. Both Israel and Palestine are violating international laws and policies, furthermore it is still an ignored issue and needs resolution by the international community. As a result of this conflict, many deaths and the displacement of people have occurred on both sides and the dispute is still an ongoing problem. With the tensions ever so high, will peace substitute war in both states? The UN and the international community should step in and resolve the conflict between Israel and Palestine, so that peace can replace war, or stop the violence in all. There are many solutions to this conflict, such as peace talks and having this issue known around the world. After World War I and the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain was in control of Palestine as colonialist. In 1917, the British declared their support for a Jewish homeland, this was accomplished through the Balfour Declaration of 1917 and the Sykes-Picot Agreement (Reuveny, 2008). Yet, from the Arab perspective, it gave the impression that it was a colonial operation to capture the land they occupied while destroying Arab unity (Babst, Tellier, 2012). In the 1920s and 1930s, as Jewish…

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