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Israel Under Rabin

By Robert O Freedman Copyright 1995
    by Routledge

    270 Pages
    by Routledge

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    The 1992 elections represented a watershed in Israeli politics. Returning to power for the first time in fifteen years, the Labor government, under Yitzhak Rabin, has implemented significant changes in foreign policy and domestic politics. Perhaps the most important changes were Israel's recognition of the PLO and the signing of the Declaration of

    Preface -- Introduction -- Israeli-American Relations in the Second Rabin Era -- Israel and the Successor States of the Soviet Union -- American Jewish Attitudes Toward Israel: Continued Support in the Face of Dramatic Change -- Israel's Turn Toward Peace -- Israel and the Palestinians: From Madrid to Oslo and Beyond -- Israeli Negotiations with Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan: The Security Dimension -- Labor in the Second Rabin Era: The First Year of Leadership -- The Likud Under Rabin II: Between Ideological Purity and Pragmatic Readjustment -- Rabin and the Religious Parties: The Limits of Power Sharing -- Israel's Arab Citizens and the Peace Process -- Economic Relations Between Israel and the United States -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements, September 13, 1993 -- Speech by Yitzhak Rabin (Prime Minister of Israel) at the September 13, 1993, Ceremonies -- Speech by Yasser Arafat (Chairman of the PLO) at the September 13, 1993, Ceremonies


    Robert O. Freedman