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Each group denied the existence over the other and so ensued the struggle over controlling the same territory. Although the Arab-Israeli Wars brought drastic changes to the Arab nations by dispelling the idea of Arab unity, it had the most significant effect on Israel , because it turned Israel into a powerful nation and a force to be reckoned with by the surrounding Arab nations in the Middle East. Before the war of 1967, Israel was a small territory surrounded by members of the Arab League who backed the destroyed country of Palestine. These Arab nations did not recognize Israel as a nation in the Middle East , because they did not believe that Zionism could be used as nationalist movement . They saw the Zionists as Europeans and members of the Western world who were not Arab and did not have attachment to the territory.
After Britain backed down with angry Jews, the UN stepped in to attempt to control the situation with a compromise. They introduced a Palestine partition to keep peace. In my opinion this was a very naive action because previous events had shown that many Arabs and Israelis had an 'all or nothing' view on the conflict and were not willing to compromise. Predictably, the division didn't work because the Jews provocatively called their part of the division Israel. Because of this the Arabs attacked but were defeated and the Jews ended up gaining more land and many Palestinian refugees.
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The Policies Of The Palestine Liberation Organisation Before 1964, most Palestinians hoped that Arab states nearby would destroy the state of Israel. Inspired by Nasser in Egypt, they expected him to lead an Arab army in a campaign to successfully destroy Israeli power. However, time passed, and little progress was made, leading to many Palestinians becoming disillusioned with the help they received from the Arab states that they were relying on. Instead, they began to set up their own organisations, to defend Palestinian rights, and to fight against the state of Israel. One of the first of these was called ‘Fatah’.
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The Arabs were unhappy with the UN's divisions of the land, and in an attempt to obtain the land, which they believed was rightfully theirs; they attacked the State of Israel. To the surprise of many, the armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan fell to Israeli troops and instead of gaining land, they lost it. Almost twenty years later war broke out once more. This time Egypt had blocked off the Straits of Tiran, which supplied most of Israel's exports, and mobilized most of their fighting army on the border with Israel. Israel, instead of waiting for Egypt to attack first, Israel made the first move and attacked Egypt.
Diplomats and other government officials have been trying to distribute the land of Israel in a way that would please both sides with no success. However I believe there is a solution that satisfy both parties. The UN has tried to divide Israel in effort to make peace between the two conflicted nations but the Palestinians rejected. After so many “no’s” by the Arabs, You'd think the UN would try a different approach or a different Location that would be more suitable. So I began to think that no matter how the UN divided Israel, the Arabs would never accept it and did some research on more suitable locations for the Jewish population that already exist today, relocating the Jews and restoring the Palestinians their original homeland.