Camp David and After: An Exchange (2. A Reply to Ehud Barak)

Robert Malley and Hussein Agha | The New York Review of Books (June 13, 2002)
Response to Benny Morris' interview with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak. The writers address each of Barak's claims in an effort to refute his account of the 2000 Camp David Summit. Read More > | Read Morris and Barak's response >

Haaretz - The peace that nearly was at Taba

In the current reality of terror attacks and bombing raids, it is hard to remember that Israel and the Palestinians were close to a final-status agreement at Taba only 13 months ago.

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The Peace That Nearly Was at Taba

Akiva Eldar | Ha'aretz (February 14, 2002)
Discusses the "Moratinos Document", a summary of the opening stages of the 2001 Taba Summit authored by EU special envoy Miguel Moratinos. The document shows how closely the two sides were to reaching a final status agreement based on the Clinton Parameters presented at the outset of the talks. Read More >

The Palestinian Refugees: Old Problems - New Solutions

Edward J. Perkins and Joseph Ginat | University of Oklahoma Press (2002)
Book Review (The Australian Jewish News) | CampusBooks

Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, 1881-2001

Benny Morris | Vintage (2001)
Book Review (Publishers Weekly) | CampusBooks

The War of the Torah: The Israeli Religious Peace Movements' Struggle for Legitimation

Gerald Cromer / Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (October 30, 2001)
Short study of Israel's religious peace movements that have interpreted privileged texts and politicized the annual cycle of festivals in an attempt to break the ideological hegemony of the religious right and show their more dovish stance as also grounded in an authentic reading of Jewish tradition. Read More >

Camp David: The Tragedy of Errors

Robert Malley and Hussein Agha | The New York Review of Books (August 9, 2001)
Recount of the course of events at the 2000 Camp David peace talks. The writers offer an alternative to former Israeli Primer Minister Ehud Barak's version of the summit, in which Yasir Arafat receives all of the blame for the failure of the talks, and demonstrate that mistakes were made by all the parties involved. Read More >

The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount

Gershom Gorenberg | Oxford University Press (2001)
Book Review (Publishers Weekly) | CampusBooks

The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World

Avi Shlaim | W. W. Norton & Company (2001)
Book Review (Palestine-Israel Journal) | CampusBooks

Camp David II: Assumptions and Consequences

Shibley Telhami | Current History (January 2001)
Examination of what led to the failure of the 2000 Camp David negotiations, including an analysis of the issue of Jerusalem and how it led to the collapse of the talks. Misplaced assumptions about the Middle East are also addressed, as well as the increasing transformation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a nationalist to a religious one. PDF > (requires ProQuest login)

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