This volume provides a wide ranging historical survey of the special relationship between the Zionist movement and Israel with the Hashemite family and its far-reaching implications for Middle Eastern affairs in general, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in particular. It includes chapters on Transjordan and the Yishuv, and the history of covert relations between Jordan and Israel.
1. Israel, the Hashemites and the Palestinians: The Fateful Triangle 2. The Imperialist Ties that Bind: Transjordan and the Yishuv 3. Jordan's Alliance with Israel and its Effects on Jordanian-Arab Relations 4. Is Jordan Palestine? Comparing Palestinian Perspectives in the Palestinian Authority, Israel and Jordan on Jordanian-Israeli Relations 5. The Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty: Patterns of Negotiation, Problems of Implementation 6. Israel, Jordan and the Masha'al Affair 7. Political Liberalization and Monarchical Succession in Jordan 8. "Normalization" and "Anti-Normalization" in Jordan: The Public Debate 9. Water in Israeli-Jordanian Relations: From Conflict to the Danger of Ecological Disaster 10. Changing Identities in Jordan