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    On the 28th of September, of the year 2000, the second Palestinian Intifada took place. The main reason that sparked this Intifada was the provocative visit of Ariel Sharon, the current Israeli Prime Minister, to the Haram Al Sharif. Even though the visit was what set the ground on fire, these feeling of hatred and desire to rebel had been stirring inside the Palestinians ever since the declaration of the Israeli State, on the Palestinian land, back in 1948. This Palestinian frustration is due to

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    Palestinian Smuggling Tunnels

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    Israeli’s, unsurprisingly, it has tormented and tested the Palestinians living in these occupied territories with shifting forms of Israeli military and civilian rule , which consequently has sparked major uprisings by Palestinians such as the second Intifada. Moreover, areas such as the Gaza strip in particular, face air strikes and attacks daily. Furthermore, the Gaza strip is where the Rafah Border Crossing is located, one of the main crossings joining Egypt and Gaza. It is this crossing that has

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    For the last sixty years, the Palestinians and Israelis have been involved in a nearly non-stop game of tag, except this form of tag involves suicide bombers, Qassam rockets, hell fire missiles and tanks. This paper will examine how public opinion has affected the intricacies of this game of tag and attempt to prove that no matter who leads the Israeli government, the response to Palestinian aggression has always been violence in one degree or another. There are only two major Israeli political

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    Palestinian immigrants often could attributed to events called “Intifadas.” The Arabic word “Intifada” translated, means a “shaking off” but can also translate to an “uprising.” Israel’s and the Palestinian authority’s animosity derives from the First Intifada. The current political standing of the state of Israel and the Palestinian authority runs off from the Second Intifada, which lasted from late 2000 to 2005. The Second Intifada left negative psychological effects on both Israelis and Palestinians

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    Israel since the Jewish began occupying the area of Palestine as early as 1918. The resulting attacks and her position in the Middle East surrounded by Arab nations, made Israel feel vulnerable and defenceless especially after the events of the Second Intifada in 2000.The intense violence that ensued saw thousands of unnecessary civilian casualties. The Israeli government identified the West Bank as an area of particular concern, as there were many Palestinian suicide bombers traveling through the area

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    The Olive Tree

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    their unity, community, and rootedness to the land, their past, present, and future. As a dominant figure in Palestinian culture, it is almost sacred. The olive tree also plays a significant role in the economy of Palestine, with olive oil being the second largest import of the country. It has begun to play an even bigger role in the economy, as increasing unemployment has left only the olive trees to provide sustenance for families. Even as Palestinians retreat into their communities to farm their

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    Israeli acceptance of a two-state solution stems from the First Intifada, which “created for the first time an apparent majority among both Palestinians and Israelis in support of,” this remedy (119). This “shaking off” spurred Israeli acceptance of a two-state solution primarily in that it pacified public opinion of the Palestinian cause. While many Israelis took a “hawkish” stance before the peaceful protests of the First Intifada, after, “surveys recorded a definite dovish shift on the basic question

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    The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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    peace negotiations have been carried out, resulting in variable degrees of success. This essay will focus on how theorists of peace and conflict have analysed the conflict in recent history. Especially, the peace process after the first Palestinian intifada and the 1993 Oslo-agreements will be analysed. In addition, this essay will shed light on the involvement of the United States in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It is not a secret at all that the US has a close relationship with Israel. How was

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    The Islamic Resistance Movement, also known as al-Harakah al-Muqawama al-Islamiya (Hamas), has proven to be an extremely agile and capable terrorist organization in Palestine. They benefit from a deep-rooted sociocultural infrastructure, highly lethal tactics and a complex hierarchy of leadership, all of which have allowed the organization to prosper for over two decades. As where 90% of terrorist groups wither and rapidly falter, Hamas has been able to quickly adapt to the constantly changing political

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    contradict his early good intentions as he set up Al-Fatah, a guerrilla movement that set up guerrilla cells to launch attacks into Israel. This already made him look like more of a terrorist than a freedom-fighter. In 1968 Arafat lost a war, his second major defeat after a battle lost in 1948. Despite this set-back in Arafat's campaign, he gained many new supporters who believed in what he was doing. Later that year he was assigned the position of leader of the PLO, the 'umbrella' for the organisation

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