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The Oslo Accords

Edited by Petter Bauck [[missing key: and]] Mohammed Omer

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print January 2017 | ISBN: 9789774167706
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9781617975486 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.001.0001
The Oslo Accords

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After Oslo: A Legal Historical Perspective

Richard Falk.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 4682 words.

This chapter revisits the Oslo Accords twenty years later. When the Oslo Accords were signed on September 13, 1993, many thought that finally the Israel–Palestine conflict was winding down...

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Champions of Peace? Tools in Whose Hands? Norwegians and Peace Brokering in the Middle East

Hilde Henriksen Waage.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 3896 words.

Norway played a key role in the secret talks between representatives of the Israeli and Palestinian leaderships, which led to the declaration of principles that paved the way for the...

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Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Abuses under Oslo

Yasmine Gado.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 3640 words.

This chapter discusses the role of corporations in human rights violations under Oslo. Oslo provided Israel with legal control over a majority of West Bank land and control over the passage...

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The European Union and Israel since Oslo

Harry van Bommel.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 3264 words.

This chapter discusses the strengthening of ties between the EU and Israel during the breakdown of Oslo as well as during other fruitless peace initiatives. Shortly after the Oslo process...

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Facts in the Air: Palestinian Media Expression since Oslo

Matt Sienkiewicz.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 4016 words.

This chapter focuses on the struggle that has taken place over domestic Palestinian media, a battle that has been permanently hampered by the ways in which the international community...

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Hamas in Transition: The Failure of Sanctions

Are Hovdenak.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 9605 words.

Acknowledging the prevalent interrelationship between domestic democratization efforts and external conflict, this chapter discusses the nature of the political transformation process that...

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The Illusion of Palestinian Sovereignty

Amira Hass.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 776 words.

This chapter presents an article, originally published in Haaretz, that discusses the illusion of Palestinian soveriegnty. The article argues that the Israeli military's incursions into the...

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Israeli Impunity

Mads Gilbert.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 6283 words.

This chapter discusses how Palestinians are being killed, wounded, maimed, and oppressed by Israeli governmental forces with little or no international pressure to limit, stop, or prosecute...

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A Legal Perspective on Oslo

John V. Whitbeck.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 3283 words.

On August 13, 1993, it was announced that secret Israeli–Palestinian negotiations, facilitated by the government of Norway, had produced the agreement which, exactly one month later, was...

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Networking Palestine: The Development and Limitations of Television and Telecommunications since 1993

Helga Tawil-Souri.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 4889 words.

This chapter discusses the development of media and technology in Palestine in the wake of the Oslo Accords. For the first time in their modern history, the Palestinians were afforded, by...

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The Oslo Accords: A Common Savior for Israel and the PLO in Exile?

Edited by Petter Bauck.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 6267 words.

This chapter explores additional explanations for the negotiations resulting in the Oslo Accords. The dynamics within the Palestinian polity in general and in the Occupied Territories in...

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The Oslo Accords and Palestinian Civil Society

Liv Tørres.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 3905 words.

This chapter discusses the role of civil society in helping Palestinians challenge Israeli occupation. Palestinian organizations have developed despite the absence of the state,...

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The Oslo Accords: Their Context, Their Consequences

Noam Chomsky.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 4258 words.

In September 1993, United States President Bill Clinton presided over a handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat...

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Out of the Ashes of Oslo: The Rise of Islamism and the Fall of Favoritism

Ahmed Yousef.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 3304 words.

This chapter discusses the failure of the Oslo Accords and the rise of Islamism. The implementation of the Oslo Accords, or lack thereof, provided the greatest platform for the...

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Palestinian Identity in the Aftermath of Oslo

Ahmed Abu Rtema.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 4668 words.

This chapter discusses the negative impact of the Oslo Accords on Palestinians. Palestinians did not win political sovereignty, a stable national economy, or independent civil society...

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Palestinian Prisoners from Oslo to Annapolis

Sufian Abu Zaida.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 4366 words.

The issue of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails is considered one of the most sensitive for the Palestinian people. It is central to all of the different Palestinian organizations,...

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Public and Primary Healthcare before and after the Oslo Accords: A Personal Reflection

Haakon Aars.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 4259 words.

This chapter presents an account of the author's personal experiences and work in Palestine. He worked as Health Delegate for the International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent...

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Revisiting 1967: The False Paradigm of Peace, Partition, and Parity

Ilan Pappé.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 6650 words.

This chapter examines the peace process historically as a strategy of the settler colonialist state and as a native response to it. It argues that the peace process was conceived at a...

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The Shattered Dream

Gideon Levy.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 2051 words.

This chapter presents the author's reflections about the failure of the Oslo Accords. He says that Palestinians continue to suffer under Israeli occupation: there is no difference between...

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Some Gaza Impressions, Over Two Decades after Oslo

Edited by Mohammed Omer.

in The Oslo Accords

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 4034 words.

This chapter examines the impact of the Oslo Accords as it enters its third decade. It describes how negotiations were doomed to absolute failure by Israeli conditions, caveats, and...

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