How Intifada Affected the Peace Process in the Middle East affected by the

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The Intifada was a mass movement against the Israeli authority through boycotts, civil disobedience and general strikes. Israel reacted to the Intifada by deploying 80,000 troops to stop the uprising by “breaking Palestinians’ bones”[Footnote]. The Oslo Accords were signed by both Israel and Palestine to end the Intifada and create a stable peace which gave Palestinians freedom and Israelis security. The Palestinian Liberation Organisation was recognised by Israel and to represent the Palestinian people in future summits. The accords failed to give either country what they desired and were never a final solution to the Middle East Crisis. Due to the failure of the Oslo accords and subsequent agreements the Palestinian people marched in protest of worsening conditions. The Second Intifada came soon after the failure of the Camp David Summit suggesting the “lack of a political solution results in increased tension and outbursts of violence”. The peace process was hugely aided by the Intifada as the First Oslo Accord was agree to end the rebellion. The uprising was primarily a reaction to the killing of four Palestinians but developed into a countrywide demonstration after more were killed at the funerals by Israeli troops. They demanded an end to Israel's control over ‘occupied territories’. If the Palestinians were granted this it would increase “the likelihood of a…
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