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View Resource Clinton's Latest Effort at Peace in Mideast Fails

Yesterday, Palestinian officials announced they could not accept the terms of Clinton's latest peace proposal -- publicly delineated for the first time by the President this weekend in a speech to an American Jewish organization. With the President himself admitting that an agreement before he left office now seemed unlikely, he dispatched US envoy Dennis Ross to the region in a last effort to...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/2001/0109
View Resource Israel Turns 50

This week's In the News discusses the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Israel. The eight resources discussed offer commentary, analysis, and textual sources from a variety of viewpoints and affiliations. On April 30, 1998 (May 14 by the Western calendar) Israelis began celebrating the 50th anniversary of their nation. From 600,000 Jews in 1948 struggling to create a new economic and political...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/1998/0505
View Resource Developments in the Middle East Peace Process 1991-2000

Written by Tim Youngs and recently published by the UK House of Commons Library, this research paper offer a succinct and very useful account of the Arab-Israeli conflict and peace process from 1991. It gives historical background and covers events from the 1991 Madrid Conference up to the July 2000 Camp David negotiations. It also discusses relations with Syria and Lebanon and includes eight...

https://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Sum...
View Resource Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human Rights Abuses in Hebron District

Recently released by Human Rights Watch (HRW), this 82-page report is the product of a five-week investigation in Hebron in November 2000 and February 2001. Human Rights Watch researchers interviewed over 180 victims of and witnesses to abuses, Israeli and Palestinian officials, international observers, medical and educational personnel, and Israeli settler representatives. The report documents...

https://www.hrw.org/reports/2001/israel/
View Resource Israel at Fifty

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides this site, a compendium of historical and cultural information. The highlight of the site is the availability of selected documents from the fifteen volume Israel's Foreign Relations. At present, the first four sections of Volumes 1-2 (1947-1974) and parts of Volume 15 (1995-1996) are available. The IMFA plans to eventually make the entire series...

http://www.mfa.gov.il/mfa/aboutisrael/israelat50/pages/israe...
View Resource The Middle East Crisis: Camp David, the 'Al-Aqsa Intifada' and the Prospects for the Peace Process

Written by Tim Youngs and recently published by the UK House of Commons Library, this research paper offer a succinct and very useful account of the Arab-Israeli conflict and peace process from 2000 through January 2001. The paper continues the negotiations narrative from the summer of 2000 through January of 2001. It explores the outstanding issues at the Camp David summit, the outbreak of...

https://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Sum...
View Resource Israel, The Occupied West Bank And Gaza Strip, And The Palestinian Authority Territories

This report documents the use of force in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and northern Israel during the week of October 4-11 when hostilities broke out between Palestinians and Israeli forces. The report is highly critical in its assessment of the Israel Defense Forces's (IDF) use of "live ammunition in an excessive or indiscriminate manner," citing among other infractions, "a pattern of IDF disregard...

https://www.hrw.org/reports/2000/israel/index.htm