Essays Tagged: "Yasser Arafat"

History of Arafat and the PLO. Argues that Arafat doesn't represent the best interests of the Palestinian people.

"Arafat and the PLO"Although having a large following, I don't believe that the Yasser Arafat, as the leader of the PLO, represents the best interests of the Palestinian people. Ar ... . This was done in an effort to unite the various Palestinian groups and to offer an alternative to Yasser Arafat's extremist Al Fatah organization that formed in the 1950s. This establishment would a ... verwhelming desire to create a state for itself had reduced its objectivity in dealing with Israel. Yasser Arafat had his beginnings as a terrorist with the Al Fatah, and he has continued in his ways ...

(12 pages) 177 0 4.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Middle East-Israeli tensions

Israel politically but also socially, intellectually, religiously, and economically.In dealing with Yasser Arafat and the Palestinians Netanyahu was originally quoted saying that he would only meet wi ... to instill fear in Palestinians so that they will not try to get into Israel illegally. In response Yasser Arafat said he would distribute video cameras to Palestinians living near the checkpoints to ...

(7 pages) 140 2 3.8 Apr/1997

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

Past failures of the palestinian liberation organization

oice to be 'the sole representative of the Palestinian people'. (Nassar. pg. 40)Currently headed by Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian Liberation Organization (P.L.O.) had never in its existence achieved ... on within the P.L.O. allowing for other groups to take control of the organizations reigns. By 1973 Yasser Arafat had been elected leader and his organization, the Al-Fatah numbered 15,000 guerillas a ...

(8 pages) 81 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Describe Nasser's role in the creation of the PLO. How did he become a supporter of the Palestinian cause? Why did he arm and train the Palestinian Liberation Army (PLA)?

me and he took the leading role against Israel on behalf of the Palestinians and also invented PLO. Yasser Arafat 's Fatah group soon emerged as the most important guerrilla organization and Shukairy ... up soon emerged as the most important guerrilla organization and Shukairy stepped down in favour of Yasser Arafat in 1969, since then Yasser Arafat became the chairman of the PLO.

(3 pages) 71 0 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

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

state, provided that it recognizes the right of Israel to exist. We believe that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat should work harder to control his people and engender peace. We also feel that Israeli ... n which he finds himself today. I expect better leadership and results from the Palestinian leader. Yasser Arafat is capable of doing much more than he has ever done, and now the burden is on him to s ...

(4 pages) 134 2 3.5 Apr/2003

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

Palestinian Liberation Organization.

its rise to prominence during the Intifada that began in 1987.It will also include a description of Yasser Arafat's ascendancy to the leadership of thePLO, a position that earned him the right to spea ... status quo fueledthe growth of Palestinian nationalist groups. Mostsuccessful was Fatah, headed by Yasser Arafat(discussed below) which began military operationsagainst Israel on Jan. 1, 1965, with a ...

(8 pages) 51 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

"Animal Farm" and is about the relationship between him and Yassir Arafat, the Tyrant of palestine.

The Similar Qualities of Napoleonand Yassir ArafatOur world is full of dictators and tyrants who all have very similar qualities which may or ma ... s well as unethical decisions made by the dictator. Napoleon, from Orwell's Animal Farm, and Yassir Arafat, chairman of the PLO and twentieth-century dictator of Palestine, are alike in their rise to ... like in their rise to power, in their laws and policies, and in their cruelties.Napoleon and Yassir Arafat both have similar ways in which they gained their power, such as by gaining respect and joini ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Will there ever be peace between israel and palestine? (a position paper with a biography)

tions are useless. This is especially true today with the Palestinians, for as Suha Arafat, wife of Yasser Arafat, stated, "I have always rejected normalizing relations with (Israeli) women... They al ... created in order to stop the violence between Israel and its Arab neighbors. In 1988, PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat renounced terrorism and recognized the existence of the state of Israel at a special U ...

(14 pages) 354 5 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Everyday there is a new event that effects someplace in the world. In my opinion, there are five pressing issues that are currently facing the international community.

ror and cash in on the American promise of an independent Palestinian state." Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, a man who uses violence to take control of Palestine, appointed Ahmed Qurei, the spea ...

(4 pages) 51 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

A brief history of the PLO (Palestinian Liberation Organization)

rnments (although the Syrians, Libyans, and Iraqis continued to fund and controlparticular groups). Yasser Arafat founded an independent Palestinian-run party called Fatah. He is said to have thebacki ... He opposes any negotiation with Israel.He is probably funded by Iraq.In the latest turn of events, Yasser Arafat has decided to scrap the anti-Israeli section of the PLO charter calling for itsdestru ...

(8 pages) 91 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Should the Oslo "peace process" be terminated?

Framework for solution, rather than a solution." (Isseroff Oslo Declaration of Principles, page 1) Yasser Arafat and Yitzchak Rabin shook hands, and the chief negotiators for both sides received the ... to Palestinians on the soul account that they would keep commitments, but the Palestinians did not!Yasser Arafat also did not take the agreement seriously. "This agreement [Oslo] I am not considering ...

(10 pages) 45 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Black September and the 1972 olympic games paper and bibliography

e flame of resistance alive. Black September was named by a group of PLO members, primarily because Yasser Arafat was against any terror tactics taking place under the name of the PLO; Arafat was the ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Should The Newly Elected Hamas Government of Palestine be Sanctioned or Engaged? (2006)

Following the sudden death of Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian Islamic militant group Hamas, emerged the victor of the January 25 el ...

(4 pages) 60 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

t all three countries leave Egypt and not soon later, Egypt was freed.In 1964, both the Fatah under Yasser Arafat and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) were formed. The PLO called for a unif ... eat to the hands of the Arabs forced the Arabs to make a change and the change was the promotion of Yasser Arafat to the leader of the PLO.On October 6, 1973, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in what i ...

(6 pages) 76 0 1.5 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History


and all its territories returned because what the United Nations did to them is out right appalling.Yasser Arafat is a great man that lived through this upheaval and simply wants what is rightfully hi ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Somethings Betther

ahead of renewed contact between the US envoy to the region, Anthony Zinni, and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who has been besieged in his Ramallah headquarters for a week.BBC Middle East corresp ...

(2 pages) 555 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Bill Clinton “Oh, say can you see, by the dawn's

was signed by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Palestine Liberation Organization chairman Yasser Arafat in Washington DC. Part of this peace agreement was President Clinton's involvement in ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Status of Jerusalem: Israeli or Palestinian?

not only for Palestinians but for the entire Arab and Muslim world. Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat was unable to compromise at Camp David on his demand for sovereignty over the sites an ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

History and Geography of Palestine

Palestine"This is my homeland. No one can kick me out," proclaimed Yasser Arafat, but he is not the first person to state this claim. Palestine is not a large country, ... . We can hope that the new leaders of Palestine are less confrontational than their previous leader Yasser Arafat.Works Cited"Geography of Palestine". 18 March 2005 .Honig, Sarah. "Geography and popul ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat, a Palestinian born in the 20th century from Egypt, was the chairman of Palestinian Li ... biographers, Christophe Boltanski and Jihan El-Tahri revealed in their 1997 book, Les sept vies de Yasser Arafat, that he was actually born in Cairo, Egypt, and that is where his birth certificate wa ... registered. His full name is Mohammed Abdel-Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini. His nickname became Yasser which means easygoing, like a teenager and some people later actually say that this reflected ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History