The Israel-Arab Reader: A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict

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Walter Laqueur, Barry M. Rubin
Penguin Books, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 580 pages
The Israel-Arab Reader is a thorough and up-to-date guide to the continuing crisis in the Middle East. It covers the full spectrum of the Israel-Arab conflict-from the earliest days, through the wars and peacemaking efforts, up to the Israel-PLO and Israel-Jordan peace accords. This comprehensive reference includes speeches, letters, articles, and reports dealing with all the major interests in the area from all of the relevant political parties and world leaders. Completely updated, consolidated, and revised throughout, The Israel-Arab Reader contains new sections on the Wye River agreement, and other recent developments, making it the essential resource on the ongoing conflict. Historians and Middle East specialists Walter Laqueur and Barry Rubin have arranged the material chronologically and without bias. All viewpoints-American, Arab, British, Egyptian, Israeli, Palestinian, and Russian-are accurately presented.

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About the author (2001)

Walter Laqueur is distinguished scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. He was a long-time director of the Wiener Library in London, and editor of the Journal of Contemporary History, Washington Papers, and Washington Quarterly. He was professor for many decades at the universities of Brandeis, Harvard, Tel Aviv, and Georgetown.

Director of the Global Research in International Affairs Center and editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs, Barry Rubin is the author of numerous books, including The Tragedy of the Middle East. Judith Colp Rubin is an independent journalist who has covered the Middle East
extensively. Together they co-edited Anti-American Terrorism and the Middle East and, most recently, co-authored a widely acclaimed political biography of Yasir Arafat.

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