Essay on The Arab-Israeli Conflict: An Egyptian Point of View

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The Arab Israeli conflict is one of the major dilemmas in the world in the modern history. Many political leaders assume that this is the most complicated conflict around the world, even bigger than Cold War. During the 1960’s and the 1970’s, the Arab world decided to go with confrontation and fight fire with fire. The Middle East became a war zone where all the Arab countries lined up to win back Palestine. However, the Israeli cabinet was smart enough to maintain their presence in the Palestinian Land. Nevertheless, many Arabic Leaders did not manage the war against Israel vigorously.
There were many other reasons that caused the tense relationship between Nasser and the western powers. However the Arab- Israeli conflict was the biggest
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The declaration was written by the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour. The declaration was directed to the Zionist community where it stated:
His Majesty's government view with favor the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavors to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.
This declaration triggered the hatred of the Arabs towards the Jewish people, ringing the bells of an unending war. This shows that Britain was the biggest ally of the Jewish state during the early 20th century.
Soon the USA was able to substitute the British role. After WWII, the Jewish society were able to deliver the tragedy that took place in Germany; they were able to influence the ultimate powers in the world, convening them that the Nazis tortured the Jewish people and burned them down to death during the Holocaust. Therefore the Jewish people were able to gain the sympathy of all Europe and the USA. The Jews were really clever in utilizing this event to sustain Palestine. They convinced the world that they are the population that was labored throughout history; and all they are asking for is to live peacefully in their holly land. Furthermore, many of the six
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