Palestine is the Most Disputed Land in the World

593 WordsJan 29, 20182 Pages
Israel, or Palestine as some call it, is a small country located in the heart of the Middle East (See figure A). While the country is relatively small, approximately 8,019 sq. miles, it is one of the most disputed land areas in the world. The two sides are fighting to the death for the land; and they are two extreme opposites. Both sides are predominantly-basing their theories on religion, which allows for extreme violent acts on behalf of both parties. The Two Parties Israel On one side of the wall is one of the largest growing economy and one of the most powerful nations in the world, Israel. Israel’s President is Shimon Peres; but the real power of the country lies with its Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. After the 1967 war Israel gained control over the Gaza strip, the West Bank, the Sinai, and the Golan Heights. However, Israel gave back the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt in a peace agreement and later on gave back sole control of Gaza to the Palestinians while keeping control over the West Bank and Golan Heights. Israel is a vast country with many ideologies on varying issues concerning how to act toward the Palestinians. In this paper I will be explaining the Israeli’s Government and military theory’s and fundamental belief system pertaining to the Arab-Israeli conflict. Israel has a very diverse and structured military. The mission of the military is “To defend the existence, territorial integrity and sovereignty of the state of Israel. To protect the inhabitants of
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