Echoes Of The Intifada: Regional Repercussions Of The Palestinian-israeli Conflict, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Echoes Of The Intifada

Regional Repercussions Of The Palestinian-israeli Conflict, 1st Edition

By Rex Brynen


322 pages

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 Important historical turning points often seem to be unpredicted until they are upon us. For most observers (the author included) the Palestinian uprising that erupted in December 1987 was unexpected-not because the depth of Palestinian national aspirations or the growing strength of Palestinian socio-political organization under occupation were u

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Israel and Palestine: Implications of the Intifada -- The Palestinian Movement in Transition: Historical Reversals and the Uprising -- Israel and the Palestinians: Human Rights in the Occupied Territories -- The Impact of the Intifada on Israeli Political Thinking -- Palestinians in Israel: Responses to the Uprising -- Regional Repercussions of the Uprising -- The PLO in Regional Politics -- Jordan -- Egypt -- Syria -- The Superpowers -- Soviet Union -- United States

About the Author

Rex Brynen is assistant professor of political science and chairperson of the Middle East Studies program at McGill University. He is author of Sanctuary and Survival: the PLO in Lebanon (Westview Press, 1990) and a coeditor of The Many Faces of National Security: Dilemmas of Security and Development in the Arab World. His articles have appeared in Arab Studies Quarterly, International Perspectives, the Journal of Refugee Studies, die Journal of Palestine Studies, and elsewhere.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern