Essays Tagged: "West Bank"

ISRAELI PALESTINIAN CONFLICT

r military purposes or Jewish settlements amounts to more than 52% of the most fertile areas of the West Bank and 40% of the Gaza Strip. Only a very small percentage of this land was sold willingly by ... uilt on seized Palestinian land. By 1990, according to Israeli estimates, 83% of the water from the West Bank will be diverted to Jewish settlements and Israel. The indigenous Palestinians will get on ...

(5 pages) 455 4 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

r military purposes or Jewish settlements amounts to more than 52% of the most fertile areas of the West Bank and 40% of the Gaza Strip. Only a very small percentage of this land was sold willingly by ... uilt on seized Palestinian land. By 1990, according to Israeli estimates, 83% of the water from the West Bank will be diverted to Jewish settlements and Israel. The indigenous Palestinians will get on ...

(5 pages) 214 1 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Do the Benefits Outweigh the Problems Brought by Retaining Territory Won in the Six-Day War?

es) also seized territories from attacking countries, including the Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria. These gains near ... he capture of these territories, many Palestinians living under the rule of Egypt and Jordan in the West Bank and Sinai were now under the rule of Israel. These Palestinians continued to live in refug ...

(14 pages) 91 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Brainwashing American Democracy

mainstream media to distract peoples' attention from important news. In 2002 for example, while the West Bank found itself in a bloody civil war, the American newspapers routinely placed gossip about ...

(3 pages) 104 1 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

George W. Bush and the U.S. official position on Israel vs. Palestine

quarters of Palestine--twice as much land as the UN had proposed: Jordan had taken the land on the West Bank of the Jordan River, and Egypt had taken the Gaza Strip. The Palestinians had nothing. The ... ervention is needed if we realistically desire peace. We make the following proposals:i) The entire West Bank be given to the Palestinians, including Jerusalem and Bethlehem. However, the Israelis be ...

(4 pages) 134 2 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Opposing viewpoints on the Israeli separation wall.

the works for many years. This project is a security wall that will surround selected areas of the West Bank. There are many people that oppose this wall and many people that support it. The followin ... ians. The land grab appears to be of greatest concern since the wall will engulf ten percent of the West Bank. In building the wall, the Israelis are enclosing more than 37,500 acres in the northern p ...

(7 pages) 69 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Empathetic diary entries of a Deir El-Medina tomb worker. Includes information of both high and household ancient Egyptian gods as well as everyday life.

9th day of the 2nd monthWhat a wonderful day in this glorious town of Deir el-Median, high on the West Bank of the Nile where we skilled tomb workers live. I prayed to the goddesses Tawaret, Hathor ... work in two gangs, each consisting of 30 people. One gang works on the east side, the other on the west. The work has been carried on in great secrecy so as to deter grave robbers. Inside the ...

(7 pages) 25 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Israeli arab letter

states. Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories led to the uprising of Arab youth in the West Bank and Gaza, known as the Intifada. For the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, the Intif ... 993. As talks continued, complications arose, notably Israel's insistence that it retain control of West Bank security. However, as trust grew, both sides compromised as they moved towards reconciliat ...

(8 pages) 38 0 2.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Israel's Policies are creating Peace

tember 12 2005, when the last Israeli soldier left the Gaza strip. In the article by "The Forgotten West Bank" George Gavrilis he speaks of the withdrawal and says "Palestinian Authority has never had ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Fundamentalist Judaism

etween militias on the Arizona/Mexico border in America and Jewish religious fundamentalists on the West Bank in Israel. Here, I will focus briefly on the similarities.First and foremost both groups h ... a White-only society, while the kahaneites, Gush Emunim, and other religious fundamentalists on the West Bank have as of late been romanticizing, again, about an Arab-free Israel. Social trends come a ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Bibel

of the Seven Wonders of the World, was also built on Pharos. Another smaller harbor was open to the west. A canal joined Lake Maryo to a nearby branch of the Nile. Nineveh (ancient Ninua), anci ... ute connecting the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean.Jericho (Arabic Ar, Hebrew Yiro), town in the West Bank, located in the Jordan Valley, north of the Dead Sea and west of the Jordan River. Jericho ...

(4 pages) 415 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ernest hemingway

ns, writings, and emotions throughout his life.Introduction While handing out chocolate bars on the West Bank of the Piave River, Ernest Hemingway was severely wounded by a mortar shell. Even with bot ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Country Of Jordan

ocated just north of Saudi Arabia and is also bordered by the countries of Iraq, Israel, Syria, and West Bank. On a more common scale, Jordan is just a tad smaller then the more known country of India ... d of the country is mostly dry desert climate in the east, with more of a highland area towards the western parts. The estimated population of Jordan as of July of the year 2000 was a total of ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

An Article from the Colorado Daily published By Alex Lubin,

om, I am told, Israel must exist -- I write to support the anti-colonial intifada (uprising) in the West Bank and Gaza, and to criticize U.S. backing of Israeli military occupation, the second-longest ... f the initial takeover in 1948. In 1967 Israel completed its conquest of Palestine by occupying the West Bank of the Jordan River and Gaza. Today Israel controls all of the initial 78 percent of Pales ...

(10 pages) 949 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

West Bank Barrier: The essay is about the current conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and the barrier that was constructed to provent Palestinian terrorist attacks.

cific topic.Do barriers help communications between hostile neighbours? Construction started on the West Bank Barrier in 2003 as an attempt by the Israeli Government to reduce terrorist attacks target ...

(2 pages) 18 1 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Exploratory Data Analysis from World's Bank's World Development Indicators of 2003: Analysis of Variable series FERAT80 and FERAT01

in 2001 there are 132 countries reporting data for this variable. It was found that the country of West Bank did not report data for the 1980 year. West Bank is also known as Judea and Samaria, and i ... is also known as Judea and Samaria, and is located geographically "in a landlocked position on the west bank of the Jordan River in the Middle East," ( West Bank). Jordan did not formally "relinquish ...

(8 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Detriment of US Foreign Policy in the Middle East

gic asset in a critical region. Israel is the 'unsinkable aircraft carrier', whose government's pro-Western orientation alone among the regimes in the Middle East cannot be changed by a single bullet ... n agreement that Washington would by no means pressurize its close alley to withdraw from the whole West Bank of Palestinian in any peace settlement (Bard 2007 p25).This also protects the Israelis fro ...

(12 pages) 91 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Conflicts Between Arab and Israeli - What are the roots of the conflict?, What were the events since 1948, What were the recent events and the current situation?

Egypt and Jordan, who were mobilising against Israel. They took large swathes of land including the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights and Sinai all the way to the Suez. Although Palestinian ... us refugee problem for these countries.After Israel agreed to give much of Sinai back to Egypt, the West Bank was the next biggest area that they had conquered. It also contained the religious city of ...

(4 pages) 25 1 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Palestinian Nationalism & Nationalist Violence -- Paper written for International Relations, INR 2002.

e of tension and sporadic attacks between the Palestinian people who live on the Gaza Strip and the West Bank and their neighbors, the Israelis. The most outstanding cause of this tension is the diffe ... ent", which was a 5-year time span that was intended to "broaden Palestinian self-government in the West Bank by means of an elected self-governing authority -- the Palestinian Council -- for an inter ...

(6 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays