1st Edition

Making Peace With The Plo
The Rabin Government's Road To The Oslo Accord

ISBN 9780813324265
Published December 8, 1995 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores the personal, domestic, regional, and international factors that led Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and other top aides to negotiate the peace accords. It describes in fascinating detail the intricacies of the Israel-Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) bargaining.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Prologue -- The Unforeseen Peace Process -- Drafting the Declaration of Principles -- Upgrading the Oslo Talks -- Brinkmanship -- The Israeli Political Environment -- International and Regional Changes -- Rabin’s Personal Road to Oslo -- The Lessons of Oslo -- Epilogue -- Appendixes -- Security Council Resolution 242 -- The Camp David Accords -- The Reagan Peage Initiative -- Reagan’s Talking Points 2 -- The London Agreement 3 -- The Shultz Initiative 4 -- Israeli Government Peace Initiative 5 -- U.S.-Soviet Letter of Invitation to the Madrid Peace Conference -- Israeli Labor Party Platform -- U.S. Proposal for Israeli-Palestinian Statement 6 -- Rabin’s Letter to Arafat Recognizing the Plo -- Arafat’s Letter to Rabin Recognizing Israel’s Right to Exist in Peace -- Arafat’s Letter to Norwegian Foreign Minister Johan Jorgen Holst on the Intifada -- The Israel-Plo Declaration of Principles -- Excerpts from Speeches at the Secret Oslo Signing Ceremony -- Rabin’s Speech at the Dop Signing Ceremony -- Arafat’s Speech at the Dop Signing Ceremony -- Clinton’s Speech at Dop Signing Ceremony -- Peres’ Letter to Norwegian Foreign Minister Johan Jorgen Holst on the Status of Jerusalem -- Senior Israeli Officials who Report Directly to Rabin -- Chronology -- About the Book and Author

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