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.
Table of Contents
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