The Middle East Conflict

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The Middle East Conflict
Wynell Henry
University of Phoenix
Com 156 November 24, 2013

The real differences around the world today are not between Jews and Arabs; Protestants and Catholics; Muslims, Croats, and Serbs. The real differences are between those who embrace peace and those who would destroy it; between those who look to the future and those who cling to the past; between those who open their arms and those who are determined to clench their fists (William J. Clinton, 2013). Even though people who live in Palestine/Turkey/Syria area between1988 - 2013 have been in a state of war, peace will soon come. The Middle East is at constant war, peace will not come soon enough if rules don’t apply to self-government.
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In the year 1947-1949 a war included five Arab armies was outnumbered by Zionists forces. The war was fought on Palestine land and this is when the Arabs enter the conflict after the Zionist committed 33 massacre. The Arab forces joined together and took over seventy-eight percent of Palestine’s land; Palestine was not considered being a part of the Map for many years. Eighteen years later Israel did a surprised attack and conquered twenty-two percent of their land in the sixth day war. This war was an attack on a Navy Ship, which was considered to be an act of war on the United States.
The current conflict is trying to maintain an ethnically preferential state, especially when it is a large foreign origin. Turkey has a peninsula piece of land that belongs to Syria and has possession of it to this day. The other current conflict is the water resources that Turkey started damming the rivers. Lastly Israel have military occupation that is confiscating privately owned land in the West Bank and control over Gaza, and the Palestinians are having lesser control over their lives. Based on the Olso peace accords the territory was supposed to become a part of the Palestinian state, but it keeps getting worse due to the confiscation of land. However, the peace is not about the apartheid toward Palestine, the Palestinians

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