Impact Of International Conflict
Firstly it becomes evident that there are two primary issues at the core of this continuing conflict. The inevitably destabilizing effect of trying to maintain an ethnically preferential state, particularly when it is largely of foreign origin. The original population of what is now Israel was 96% Muslim and Christian, yet, these refugees are prohibited from returning to their homes in the self-described Jewish state.
Second, Israel's continued military occupation and confiscation of privately owned land in the West Bank, and control over Gaza, are extremely oppressive, with Palestinians having minimal control over their …show more content…
To begin, the economy of Israel fluctuates in accordance with the conflict, with major economic sectors like defence spending, tourism revenue, and the number of trading partners appearing to be trapped on one side of an extremely sensitive scale, as the conflict weighs down the economy as it intensifies. However as violence and chaos subside, more individuals from countries around the world are drawn to visit sites like Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Israel's sector of international trade has also experienced great effects because of the conflict. In the first forty years of its independence, Israel was economically isolated in the Middle East because of the problems that it caused for the Arab world and the Palestinian people. Virtually every Arab country in the Middle East refused to accept Israel's creation and refused to trade with this new neighbour. Therefore, Israel was forced to form economic and trade bonds with countries outside the Middle East in order to survive, successfully forming trade allies with the United States, India, Australia and China. The country relies heavily on trade, and its many trading partners allowed the economy of Israel to grow over time through revenue from