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    Yasser Arafat had many controversial actions and ideas, and he was considered an unlikely mix between peacemaker and terrorist. He was a very important leader throughout a large portion of the Arab-Israeli conflict, as well. Throughout his career, he caused a lot of tension between Palestinians and Israelis. Yasser Arafat was a Palestinian extremist who had many contributions to the Arab-Israeli conflict like the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the Oslo Accords, and his status throughout the years. Yasser Arafat was born in Cairo, Egypt, but lived in Jerusalem for 4 years until he returned to Cairo. While he was still a young teenager, he smuggled weapons to Palestine to be used against the Jews and British. Even as a young child, he still had a strong dedication to Palestine.…

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    Yasser Arafat Biography

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    Yasser Arafat: Father of Modern Terrorism “I come bearing and olive branch in one hand, and a freedom fighters gun in the other. Don't let the olive branch fall from my hand.” This was Yasser Arafat’s most famous quote spoken when he addressed the United Nations. This was his life, a constant battle to try to gain that olive branch, freedom for Palestine, through way of the freedom fighter’s gun or war. He was fighting a losing battle, losing more men than Israel was. Yet through all this he…

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    priorities and sticks to them, backing them with resources to carry them out” (318) and that “No area of leadership should escape constant reexamination to make sure it is aligned with the purpose” (319). In chapter 15, Giuliani says, “Bribe only those who will stay bribed” (324), or as Reagan said, “Trust but verify” (324). He explains that he will make deals with people even if he doesn’t agree with them ideologically or even if he doesn’t like them, but only “So long as they keep their word”…

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    The Oslo Accords

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    it seems as though they want the agreement to signify the end of the intifada, or “peace,” and not a long-term solution. The agreement even emphasizes the point that “at the end of the second year, negotiations would be held regarding a permanent agreement” (304). The book frames the accords as very tentative and without a clearly defined plan. Given the fact that these accords are meant to be only temporary, it’s no wonder that the signing was both “imbued with hope and not a little…

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    Have you ever wondered how Palestine became occupied? How people suddenly started calling it Israel? I was shocked to see that because of the occupation in my country, Palestine, my grandparents had to flee the country, and how some people refer to it as Israel instead of the true name Palestine. Yasser Arafat was the founder of the Fatah. He spent most of his lifetime fighting Israel and that is why many Palestinians admire and respect him. Arafat died at the age of 75 from a mysterious blood…

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    views were initially communist but became nationalist and secular after the Soviet Union fell in 1991(ADL, 2013). In the past, PLF made attempts to establish connections with PLO but the relationship failed to succeed. After a period of inactivity following the Achille Lauro hijacking, PLF disrupted the 1990’s diplomatic discussions between the US and the PLO (Martin, 2011). During the negotiations, a seventeen-member squad of the PLF made an attempt to invade Israeli territory by sea. Using…

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    For many American students, it is almost impossible to imagine not having the right to go to school. Some students take their education opportunities for granted and do not realize how fortunate they actually are. One young lady however, Malala Yousafzai, has taken a stand against the lack of access to education because she has been personally affected when her education was denied in Pakistan by the Taliban. When the Taliban made it clear that girls were not allowed to go to school and they…

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    The response of both men and women within nationalist groups, forced members of PFWAC to reconsider the possibility of achieving equality, justice, and rights both as women and as Palestinians. The questions raised by the response of nationalist groups created a binary in which Palestinian women could either be Palestinian or be women. In other words, Palestinian women could advocate for their rights as Palestinians or as women, but never simultaneously, the ability to advocate as Palestinian…

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    Palestinians and Israeli people have been in a conflict for over 70 years over land. Many politicians have been searching for answers to the conflict, with the most prominent ‘solution’ being called the two-state solution. The two-state solution is the idea the Israel and Palestine are going to sign peace treaties and split the land they’ve been fighting each other for in half. The idea of Palestine and Israel getting along is strange, considering that while Palestinians don’t hate Israeli…

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    (U) Cyberattack Capabilities of the Palestine Liberation Front PV2 Stevens, Dakota C. Class 18-502 1 February, 2018 Classified By: PV2 Stevens, Dakota C. Derived From: Multiple Sources Declassify On: N/A (U) The Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) “is a small-armed splinter group allied to the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), founded in 1961 by Ahmed Jibril.” The group mainly operates in Europe, Israel, Lebanon, and other areas within the Middle East. Estimates place their…

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