Covering the Arab-Israeli conflict from its origins to the present, this valuable resource traces the evolution of this ongoing, seemingly unresolvable dispute through a wide array of primary source documents.
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1: The Origins.
2: Excerpts from Theodor Herzl, The Jewish State.
3: Declaration of the First Zionist Congress.
4: Neguib Azouri, Program of the League of the Arab Fatherland.
5: Letter from Sir Henry McMahon to Hussein ibn Ali.
6: Sykes-Picot Agreement.
7: King Hussein of Hejaz, Proclamation of War.
8: The Balfour Declaration.
9: Council of the League of Nations, British Mandate for Palestine.
10: Biltmore Declaration.
11: Pact of the League of Arab States.
12: United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181, Future Government of Palestine.
13: The Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel.
14: U.S. Recognition of Israel.
15: Arab League, Statement.
16: United Nations General Assembly Resolution 194 (III), Palestine: Progress Report of the United Nations Mediator.
17: Israeli Law of Return.
18: The 1950s and 1960s.
19: Egyptian Law Nationalizing the Suez Canal Company.
20: Sir Anthony Eden, Statement on the Anglo-French Communications to Egypt and Israel.
21: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Developments in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
22: David Ben-Gurion, Speech to the Knesset.
23: Nikita Khrushchev, “We Will Bury You,” Reported in London Times.
24: U.S. State Department, Statement on Withdrawal of British and French Forces from Egypt.
25: The Eisenhower Doctrine.
26: Judgment, Criminal Case No. 40/61, Trial of Adolf Eichmann, District Court of Jerusalem, Israel.