Arab Israeli Conflict Between Arab Nations And Israel

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Arab-Israeli Conflict The Arab-Israeli conflict refers to the political tension and military conflicts amongst certain Arab nations and Israel. The conflict began as a struggle over land, or the area now known as Palestine. This conflict began at the end of the nineteenth century with the rise of Zionism and Arab nationalism. Arab nationalism was a reaction response to Zionism in relation to this conflict. While the Arab nation initiated four wars, Israel defended itself and won each time. What use to be a large-scale conflict between the Arab nation and Israel, as shifted over the years to a more local area conflict. Although many peace agreements have been signed through the years, there is still a major conflict between the Arab nation, specifically shifted towards the Palestinian nation, and Israel. The Arab world and Israel remain at odds over specific territory as well as many other issues. Many people claim that the reason the Arabs want to destroy Israel is simply because it is a Jewish state. The many leading powers of this state are of Jewish descent. The religion and the heritage of the people in Israel are very important to them. Other people would argue that the Arabs want to rid the Middle East of Israel because of its descending democracy. They see Israel’s democracy as a threat to the Middle East and despite the many advances that they have made, would like to erase the state from their nation. They also believe that, despite the importance of the
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