November 2005

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


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Internet Resources

Struggle for Peace. CNN.com.
Available online at: http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/struggle_for_peace/

The Evolution of the Conflict in Palestine/Israel. MidEast Web.
Available online at: http://www.mideastweb.org/natureofconflict.htm

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plans and Final Status Proposals. MidEast Web.
Available online at: http://www.mideastweb.org/peaceplans.htm

Isseroff, Ami. The Peace Process is Dead, Long Live the Peace Process. MidEast Web. January 17, 2003.
Available online at: http://www.mideastweb.org/oslofailed.htm

The Middle East. UN News Centre - News Focus.
Available online at: http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=70&Body=Palestin&Body1=

Middle East Israel - Palestinian Conflict TimeLine. MidEast Web.
Available online at: http://www.mideastweb.org/timeline.htm

Middle East Peace. U.S. Department of State.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/p/nea/rt/c27722.htm

Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations.
Available online at: http://www.un.int/palestine/documents.shtml

Sharp, Heather. Right of Return: Palestinian Dream. BBC News Online. April 15, 2004.
Available online at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3629923.stm


Aruri, Naseer H. Dishonest Broker: The U.S. Role in Israel and Palestine. Cambridge, MA, South End Press, 2003. 265 p.
Book call no.: 327.73056 A794d

Beilin, Yossi. The Path to Geneva: The Quest for a Permanent Agreement, 1996-2004. New York, RDV Books, 2004. 377 p.
Book call no.: 956.94054 B422p

Bouillon, Markus E. The Peace Business: Money and Power in the Palestine-Israel Conflict. London, L. B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 2004. 247 p.
Book call no.: 956.94054 B762p

Brown, Nathan J. Palestinian Politics After the Oslo Accords: Resuming Arab Palestine. Berkeley, CA, University of California Press, 2003. 323 p.
Book call no.: 956.953044 B879p

Building a Successful Palestinian State. Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2005. 407 p.
Book call no.: 956.054 B932

Building Regional Security in the Middle East: International, Regional and Domestic Influences, editors Zeev Maoz. Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2004. 190 p.
Book call no.: 327.170956 B932

Chapman, Colin. Whose Promised Land? The Continuing Crisis over Israel and Palestine. Grand Rapids MI, Baker Books, 2002. 328 p.
Book call no.: 956.94 C466w

Chomsky, Noam. Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians. Cambridge, MA, South End Press, 1999. 578 p.
Book call no.: 327.73056 C548f 1999

The Daniel Abraham Israeli-Palestinian Workshop: Making Gaza Disengagement Work: Israeli, Palestinian, and International Requirements. Washington, Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, 2004. 45 p.
Proceedings, Number 2, June 2004
Book call no.: 327.5694 D184m

Deeb, Dennis J. The Collapse of Middle East Peace: The Rise & Fall of the Oslo Peace Accords. New York, IUniverse, Inc., 2003. 131 p.
Book call no.: 956.054 D311c

Doyle, Tom. Two Nations Under God: Why Should America Care About Israel and the Middle East?. Nashville, TN, Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2004. 234 p.
Book call no.: 327.73056 D754t

Enderlin, Charles. Shattered Dreams: The Failure of the Peace Process in the Middle East, 1995-2002, translated by Susan Fairfield. New York, Other Press, 2003. 458 p.
Book call no.: 956.053 E56s

Faure, Claude. Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Culture, History and Politics. Farmington Hills, MI, Thomson Gale, 2005. 2 vols.
Book call no.: 956.940503 F265s

The Future Security Environment in the Middle East: Conflict, Stability, and Political Change, edited by Nora Bensahel and Daniel L. Byman. Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2004. 345 p.
Book call no.: 355.033056 F996

Hatina, Meir. Islam and Salvation in Palestine: The Islamic Jihad Movement. Tel Aviv, Israel, The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University, 2001. 180 p.
Book call no.: 956.05 H364i

How Israelis and Palestinians Negotiate: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Oslo Peace Process, edited by Tamara Cofman Wittes. Washington, United States Institute of Peace Press, 2005. 160 p.
Book call no.: 956.94054 H847

International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East. Towards a Two-State Solution: An Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue. New York, United Nations Publications, 2004. 216 p.
Book call no.: 956.94054 I613t

Karp, Candace. Missed Opportunities: U.S. Diplomatic Failures and the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1947-1967. Claremont, CA, Regina Books, 2004. 309 p.
Book call no.: 956.04 K18m

Karsh, Efraim. Arafat's War: The Man and His Struggle for Israeli Conquest. New York, Grove Press, 2003. 296 p.
Book call no.: 956.94054 K18a

Klein, Menachem. The Jerusalem Problem: The Struggle for Permanent Status, translated by Haim Watzman. Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida, 2003. 235 p.
Book call no.: 956.9442054 K64ja

Laskier, Michael M. Israel and the Maghreb: From Statehood to Oslo. Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida, 2004. 351 p.
Book call no.: 327.5694062 L345i

Makovsky, David. Making Peace With the PLO: The Rabin Government's Road to the Oslo Accord. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 1996. 239 p.
Book call no.: 320.95694 M235m

The Middle East in Crisis. New York, Foreign Affairs, 2002. 178 p.
Council on Foreign Relations Book.
Book call no.: 327.56073 M627

The Middle East Peace Process: Vision Versus Reality, edited by Joseph Ginat. Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. 444 p.
Book call no.: 956.053 M627

Mishal, Shaul and Sela, Avraham. The Palestinian Hamas: Vision, Violence, and Coexistence. New York, Columbia University Press, 2000. 244 p.
Book call no.: 956.053 M678p

Mourad, Kenize. Our Sacred Land: Voices of the Palestine-Israeli Conflict. Oxford, UK, Oneworld, 2005. 247 p.
Book call no.: 956.94054 M929o

Norell, Magnus. A Dissenting Democract: The Israeli Movement 'Peace Now'. Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2002. 160 p.
Book call no.: 327.172095694 N834d

O'Ballance, Edgar. The Palestinian Intifada. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1998. 252 p.
Book call no.: 956.953044 O12p

Ovendale, Ritchie. The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Wars. New York, Longman, 1999. 344 p.
Book call no.: 956.04 O96o 1999

Remembering Deir Yassin: The Future of Israel and Palestine, edited by Daniel A. McGowan and Marc H. Ellis. New York, Olive Branch Press, 1998. 150 p.
Book call no.: 956.9405 R386

The Road Ahead: Middle East Policy in the Bush Administration's Second Term, edited by Flynt Leverett with contributions by Martin Indyk. Washington, Brookings Institution, 2005. 107 p.
Book call no.: 327.73056 R628

Rouhana, Nadiim N. Palestinian Citizens in an Ethnic Jewish State: Identities in Conflict. New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 1997. 300 p.
Book call no.: 305.80095694 R856p

Shannon, Vaughn P. Balancing Act: US Foreign Policy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Burlington, VT, Ashgate Publishing Company, 2003. 148 p.
Book call no.: 956.04 S528b

Sherman, Martin. The Politics of Water in the Middle East: An Israeli Perspective on the Hydro-Political Aspects of the Conflict. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1999. 160 p.
Book call no.: 333.91000956 S553p

Sprinzak, Ehud. Brother Against Brother: Violence and Extremism in Israeli Politics from Altalena to the Rabin Assassination. New York, Free Press, 1999. 366 p.
Book call no.: 303.6095694 S769b

Sternhell, Zeev. The Founding Myths of Israel: Nationalism, Socialism, and the Making of the Jewish State. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1998. 419 p.
Book call no.: 320.54095694 S839f

Trooen, S. Ilan. Imagining Zion: Dreams, Designs, and Realities in a Century of Jewish Settlement. New Haven, CN, Yale University Press, 2003. 341 p.
Book call no.: 956.9405 T843i

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. The Road Map: Detours and Disengagements. Hearing. 108th Congress, 2nd session, July 20, 2004. Washington, GPO, 2004. 61 p.
Book call no.: 327.5694 U58r

Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Security, Reform, and Peace: The Three Pillars of U.S. Strategy in the Middle East. Washington, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 2005. 82 p.
Book call no.: 327.73056 W317s

Watson, Geoffrey R. The Oslo Accords: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements. New York, Oxford University Press, 2000. 429 p.
Book call no.: 341.52 W338o

Yetiv, Steve A. Crude Awakenings: Global Oil Security and American Foreign Policy. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2004. 239 p.
Book call no.: 327.73056 Y48c


Al Btoush, Reda M. Towards a Comprehensive, Just and Lasting Peace in the Middle East. Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2002. 26 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA401895
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 A377t

Chatham, Robert L. Oslo and the Middle East Peace Process: The Negotiating Dilemma. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 1998. 75 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42552 C493o

Creighton, John J. Egypt's Role in the Middle East Peace Process. Washington, Defense Intelligence College, September 1985. 42 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42808-12 C914e

Daniel, Marion Wilson. Foreign Aid and Middle East Peace. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 1996. 103 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 D1841f

Dillon, James P. The Role of Religion in the Middle East Peace Process. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, April 1995. 28 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 D579r

El-Mustafa, Ahmad Azzam. U.S. Role in the Middle East Peace Process. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, April 1986. 28 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 E48u

Foley, Luther Bernard. The Key to Middle East Peace: Solving the Arab-Israel Conflict. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 1985. 191 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 F663k

Freedman, Matthew C. and Kissinger, Henry. After Camp David: The Role of Autonomy Negotations in Furthering Middle East Peace. Washington, Georgetown University, Center for Strategic and International Studies, December 1979. 45 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43084-3

Hammonds, Eugene. The Middle East (Is the US Policy Adequate Today to Promote Peace in the Middle East?). Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, December 20, 1972. 24 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-4 H227m

Hayati, Hany K. Peace in the Middle East: How it Will Impact the New World Order and the American Strategy. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, April 1992. 47 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 H413p

Katzman, Kenneth. Congress and Foreign Policy 1991: War and Peace in the Middle East. Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, May 14, 1992. 40 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no. 92-445 F

Levy, David A. Palestinian Political Violence and Israel. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2000. 89 p.
Through the analysis of four separate time periods in Palestinian history (1948 to The Six Day War, The Six Day War to the Intifada, the Intifada to the Oslo Accords, and post-Oslo Accords) it was shown that three separate forms of political violence were used (guerrilla warfare, terrorism, and civil unrest), this thesis examines political violence by Palestinian groups against Israel and endeavors to determine if this political violence was a necessary component of Israel's decision to agree to the Oslo Accords and subsequent peace process initiative.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 L668p

Mashiah, Shlomo. The Region Economy, The Guard of the Middle East Peace Process. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, April 1986. 31 leaves.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 M397r

Migdalovitz, Carol. The Middle East Peace Talks. Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 19??
Also available online at: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/IB91137.pdf
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-8 no. 91137

Morris, Mary E. The Price of Middle East Peace. Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 1993. 11 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 30352-16 no. 7842

Morris, Mary E. Prospects for a Lasting Peace in the Middle East: Impressions From a Trip to Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 1991. 10 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 30352-16 no. 7760

Phillips, Michael A. Strategy for a Middle East Peace: Is the U.S. Acting in Its Own Best Interest?. Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 1998. 61 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 P562s


Abdallah, Sana. Reform on the Agenda. Middle East International 721:10-11 March 19, 2004.
Washington's Greater Middle East Initiative is viewed with suspicion by Arab governments and people alike.

Blanche, E. An Act of Desperation - and Hope. Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst9-10 January 2004.
The Geneva Accord signed in December is an act of desperation from both sides of the conflict.

Blanche, E. Palestine and Israel - The Hard Road Ahead. Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst1-3 February 2005.

Blanche, Ed. Israeli Settlements Breed Fears of Jewish Civil War. Jane's Terrorism & Security Monitor1-2 January 2004.
Israelis are coming to realise that within as little as a decade, Jews will be outnumbered by Arabs in the Holy Land.

Cohen, Stuart A. The Changing Jewish Discourse on Armed Conflict: Themes and Implications. Terrorism and Political Violence 17:353-370 Spring-Summer 2005.

Fahmy, Nabil. The Changing Paradigm of the Middle East: Its Elements and Challenges. Mediterranean Quarterly 15:6-17 Spring 2004.
Discusses the elements and challenges of the changing paradigm of the Middle East. Factors that will determine the future of the Middle East; Status of Middle East peace and regional transformation; Domestic reform in the region.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=13262448

Frisch, Hillel. Has the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Become Islamic? Fatah, Islam, and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades. Terrorism and Political Violence 17:391-406 Spring-Summer 2005.

Hollis, Rosemary. The Israeli-Palestinian Road Block: Can Europeans Make a Difference? International Affairs 80:191-201 March 2004.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=12720047

Hunter, Robert E. and Jones, Seth G. An Independent Palestine: The Security Dimension. International Affairs 80:203-219 March 2004.

Islam, Shada. "Leading Role". Middle East International 705:10-11 July 25, 2003.
Positive noises are heard, even from Israel about its role in the road-map process.

Israeli, Raphael. Palestinian Women: The Quest for a Voice in the Public Square Through "Islamikaze Martyrdom." Terrorism and Political Violence 16:66-96 Spring 2004.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&an=13884296

Kidron, Peretz. Year of Little Hope. Middle East International 716:15-18 January 9, 2004.
The focus on "illegal outposts" clouds the settlement issue as mixed messages emerge over the government's plan for the Golan.

Kitfield, James. Peace is Possible, Even if not Easy. National Journal 36:559-561 February 21, 2004.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=12439820

Lasensky, Scott. Paying for Peace: The Oslo Process and the Limits of American Foreign Aid. Middle East Journal 58:210-234 Spring 2004.

Makovsky, David. How to Build a Fence: Partition Without Partnership. Foreign Affairs 83:50-65 March-April 2004.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=12363800

Nabulsi, Karma. The Peace Process and the Palestinians: A Road Map to Mars. International Affairs 80:221-231 March 2004.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=12720045

Roy, Sara. The Palestinian State: Division and Despair. Current History 103:31-36 January 2004.
Discusses dispossession in Palestine. Efforts of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to dissect Palestinian lands and dismember the Palestinian economy; Conflict between Israel and Palestine; Violence between Palestinians and Israelis.

Rynhold, Jonathan. Religion, Postmodernization, and Israeli Approaches to the Conflict with the Palestinians. Terrorism and Political Violence 17:371-389 Spring-Summer 2005.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=11411424

Rynhold, Jonathan and Cohen, Asher. Envisaging a Peace Referendum in Israel: The Legitimisation of Peace or a Legitimation Crisis? Lessons from Northern Ireland. Civil Wars 6:85-104 Spring 2003.

Schemm, Paul. Diplomatic Role? Middle East International 721:10 March 19, 2004.
After months of shutting Egypt out of the "peace process" Israel decides that its neighbour does have its uses.

Sussman, Gary. The Challenge to the Two-State Solution. Middle East Report 34:8-15 Summer 2004.

Sussman, Gary. Is the Two-State Solution Dead? Current History 103:37-42 January 2004.

Telhami, Shibley. The Ties that Bind. Foreign Affairs 83:8-12 March-April 2004.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=12363771

Ulph, S. On Leaving Gaza. Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst1-2 March 2004.

Ulph, S. Palestinian Withdrawal Symptoms. Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst1-4 September 2004.

Usher, Graham. The End of the Road? Middle East International 716:13-15 January 9, 2004.
The PA's grip seems to be weakening. Against the chaos of its rule, Hamas exudes the discipline of an army. But the strategy of neither side is working.

Usher, Graham. The Geneva Debate. Middle East International 714:12-13 December 5, 2003.

Usher, Graham. Moving Towards a Cease-Fire? Middle East International 713:11-17 November 21, 2003.

Usher, Graham. No Expectations. Middle East International 753:8-10 June 24, 2005.

Usher, Graham. Reform in Gaza. Middle East International 730:4-6 July 23, 2004.
"Unrest breaks out in the Gaza Strip as Arafat responds to demands for reform by making some unpopular appointments."

Usher, Graham. Sharon's Separation Plan. Middle East International 757:25-27 September 2, 2005.

Usher, Graham. The Theatre of Disengagement. Middle East International 757:4-8 September 2, 2005.

Williams, Ian. Up Against the Wall. Middle East International 730:6-9 July 23, 2004.
"The International Court of Justice delivers a conprehensive legal critique of Israel's Wall in the Occupied Territories."

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