The Palestinian Conflict Of Palestine Essay

1180 Words Dec 17th, 2015 5 Pages
“The Jews who will it shall achieve their State. We shall live at last as free men on our own soil” (Herzl, 1896). The Palestinian-Israeli conflict arose because of confrontations over land. Both the Muslim Palestinian Arabs and the Jews wanted the same land and they each had their own valid reasons for why it was justified their permanent occupation of Palestine was justified. In the late 1890s, Jewish Europeans started to migrate to Palestine because they believed that Palestine was their religious homeland; these new migrations angered the Arabs, who were already occupying Palestine, because they did not want to give up their land to the Zionists. The increasing tensions - caused by the Jewish migrations to Palestine continue to affect Palestine - explain how each nation believes that they practice the superior religion and that it is their natural right to have a secure homeland. Although the loss of land to Israel during the Palestinian-Israeli conflict weakened the Palestinian Arabs’ power as a strong modern nation state; ultimately, the conflict increased pan-Arab unification throughout the Middle East, which increased military conflict between the nations occupying Palestine.
Starting around the 1940s, when new anti-combat laws were established in Palestine for Jews to be able to live in peace and to prosper in their newly acquired “homeland” without Palestinian interference, the Palestinian Arabs’ power decreased as Israel’s land increased. Due to the ongoing…

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