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  • Reasons For The Failure Of The Oslo Accords

    The Oslo Accords were the name given to two sets of agreements between the government of Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO). These accords signified a drastic change in relationship between the two parties. “The Oslo Accords marked the first time that the state of Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) formally recognized one another, and publicly committed to negotiate a solution to their decades-long conflict based on territorial compromise” (Al Jazeera America). There are two parts that make up the Oslo Peace Process. The first was “The Declaration of Principles for Establishing Palestinian Self Rule”, AKA Oslo I, which was signed on the 13th of September in 1993 (Shulman, 1993, 793). The second document…

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  • Theme Of Entrapment In A Doll House

    In A Doll’s House Ibsen uses the doll metaphor to develop the theme of entrapment and by extension to illuminate the social backdrop of the time period that gives rise to the many issues and conflicts between the characters in the play. Nora serves as a wife and mother, but not as an equal to Torvald; rather a majority of the protagonist’s stage time is spent as a doll: a weak obedient character with little individuality, her existence a compound of societal norms and the expectations of others,…

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  • Elements Of Realism In A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen

    Throughout the play, “A Doll’s House”, Henrik Ibsen conveys a sense of realism in numerous ways and using various techniques. Theatrical realism was a general movement of the 19th century characterised by the accurate portrayal of everyday life and social conventions. Premiered in the 1879, Denmark, “A Doll’s House” initially received heavy criticism for its controversial attitude towards marriage norms and the role of women in society. In a Victorian society dominated by men, Ibsen saw the…

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  • Six Day War Essay

    Israel-Jordan treaty of peace, This treaty helped to normalize relations between them. Jordan was the second arab country to settle their conflict and sign a treaty with them after Egypt with israel, During their conflict the end result costed roughly 18.3 billion dollars in damage. The conflict that has lasted over 130 years yet so far not one peace plan has worked. Every peace plan has tried to figure out who should control Jerusalem. The Oslo peace plan was one of the most promising, in 1993…

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  • The Conflict In Northern Ireland's Troubles

    them from many of the privileges Israelis enjoyed. “Israel was able to suspend in practice most of the rights its Palestinian citizens... [imposing]severe restrictions on their freedom of movement and economic opportunities, and placing them under surveillance and military law”3 (ESEP 97) Along with rising tensions over inequalities and violent, sectarian struggles, insurgent, terrorists organizations also sprung up from the chaos for both conflicts. Although there were numerous similar traits…

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  • Analysis Of The Two-State Solution For Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    We must look towards a two-state solution. Palestinians want sovereignty, but they do not have the resources to achieve this on their own: they need Israeli cooperation. For Israelis, they want all of Palestine, but in 2013, the Palestinian birth rate was 4.4 and the Israeli Jewish birth rate was 3.0 (Kahzan). Based on the higher Palestinian birth rate, many demographers predict that the Palestinian population will exceed the Israeli Jewish population somewhere in the next thirty years (Kahzan).…

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  • Foreign Terrorist Organizations: Palestine Liberation Front: A Case Study

    (“Chapter 6…,” 2012). Abu Abbas, also known as Muhammad Zaydan, was the leader of the pro-PLO cabal and operated from Baghdad before Operation Iraqi Freedom. Talat Yaakub joined Abu Abbas to establish PLF after their split from PFLP – GC because the group supported Syria during Lebanon’s civil war. PLF, which Abbas led until his death in 2004 while in captivity, is well-known for its 1985’s hijacking of “Achille Lauro cruise ship, during which the hijackers killed wheelchair-bound Jewish…

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  • Thematic Essay On Religious Conflict

    peace settlements between Israel and Palestine is hardly a new one, but none so far have been able to achieve their goal permanently. This could be attributed to the fact that in the past “Israeli and Palestinian leaders have signed many agreements and accords, but none refers to or states the religious dimension of the conflict” which have led to “large segments of both Palestinian and Israeli societies hav[ing] been alienated.” In the 1990s, the heads of both Israel and Palestine met in…

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  • The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Analysis

    Nelson Mandela once said, “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner” (Mandela). This quote signifies everything wrong with the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. The Israelis and Palestinians have barely worked with each other, so they have not been able to make peace and they choose to remain enemies. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict had been on and off for 100 years. After World War II, six million Jews were killed, and the remaining…

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  • Zionism In Israel

    “On that day, the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, "I give this land to your offspring, from the brook of Egypt to the Euphrates River.” Despite this Biblical assertion of the shared belonging of the strip of land East of the Mediterranean, its ownership is cause for a major conflict between two groups in the world today. Since the development of Zionism in the 1940s, Israelis and Palestinians have been in a constant state of disagreement over the physical and political boundary,…

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