The Israeli and Palestinian Conflict Essay

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The Israeli and Palestinian Conflict - Many Questions, Few Answers Unless the Israelis and Palestinians could not compromise, negotiate and come to an agreement, peace is impossible in the Middle East and even the security fence that Israel is now building will not solve the conflict nor stop terrorist actions by Palestinian extremists. The Israelis and Palestinians need to compromise and negotiate, as suggested by the words written on that wall, “Peace comes (with) agreement not separation.” The leaders of both sides of the conflict should think of the future generations. They should agree to disagree –meaning that they should come to terms and pour out all their grievances, the cause and root of their anger and go beyond that anger to…show more content…
In order to pacify the Arabs, they instead limited the number of immigrants and then totally stop Jewish immigration to Palestine. They also disclaimed any intentions to create a Jewish state, which infuriated the Zionist movement. They proposed the partition of Palestine into two states, Arab and Jews. They would give the Palestinians, accounting for 70% of the population, 47% of the country and the rest to the Jewish people. Both the Palestinians and the Jews rejected the British decision and proposal. The Zionists response was to increase the Jewish immigration illegally and assassinate leaders of the British government. A small group of Zionist extremists committed series of politically motivated murders against British leaders. They also massacred Arab villagers without any provocation. They increased their offensive tactics, terrorizing the Arabs and destroying their mosques. With all the violence in Palestine, Great Britain decided to end its mandatory role in Palestine and handed over the Palestine problem to the United Nation. A United Nations resolution had the same proposal as Great Britain, to partition Palestine into two states, Arab and Jewish, with an economic union and a government to be administered by the United Nations. But months before the envisioned partition and the end of British mandatory role, the Zionist movement moved to establish control over more territory. They
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