The Intifada: Its Impact on Israel, the Arab World, and the Superpowers

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Robert Owen Freedman
Florida International University Press, 1991 - History - 417 pages

"Contains much useful and illuminating material--principally but not exclusively for a specialist audience--on the nature and origins of the Intifada itself, the wider strategic and geopolitical implications and the likely political and economic consequences for Israel."--Times Literary Supplement

Section I - The Nature of the Intifada
1. The Intifada and the Palestinian Uprising of 1936-1939: A Comparison, by Ken Stein
2. The Intifada in the Context of Armed Struggle, by Bard O'Neill
3. The PLO and the Intifada, by Helena Cobban
Section II - The Response of External Actors to the Intifada
4. U.S. Policy, by David Pollock
5. Soviet Policy, by Robert O. Freedman
6. The Arab World, by Gregory Gause
7. American Jewry, by George Gruen
Section III - The Impact of the Intifada on Israeli Politics and Society
8. Israeli Public Opinion and the Intifada, by Asher Arian
9. The Likud Party, by Nathan Yanai
10. The Labor Party, by Myron Aronoff
11. Israeli Arabs, by Elie Rekhees
12. The Israeli Economy, by Howard Rosen

Robert Owen Freedman is professor of political science and dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Baltimore Hebrew University

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This collection of essays on the Palestinian uprising known as the ''Intifada'' was presented at a conference in December 1989 at the Baltimore Hebrew College. The papers have been organized into ... Read full review

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