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Contemporary Israel : domestic politics, foreign policy, and security challenges / edited by Robert O. Freedman.

Publication:
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (401 p.)
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Subjects:
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Influence.
Israel -- History -- 21st century.
Israel -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Israel -- Foreign relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Analysis by American and Israeli specialists of political parties and elections in Israel, and Israeli foreign policy and security concerns, in the light of current events in the Middle East.
Contents:
Contents; Preface ix; Acknowledgments xi; About the Authors xii; Maps xiv; Acronyms xvii; 1 Introduction 1 Robert O. Freedman; PART ONE - ISRAEL'S DOMESTIC POLITICS; 2 The Israeli Right; 3 After Rabin: The Malaise of the Israeli Zionist Left 45; 4 Israel's Religious Parties 77; 5 Israel's "Russian" Parties 97; 6 Israel's Arab Parties 115; 7 Israel's Supreme Court 135; 8 The Israeli Economy 159; PART TWO - ISRAEL'S FOREIGN POLICY; 9 Israel and the Palestinians 175; 10 Israel and the Arab World 197; 11 Israel's Strategic Relations with Turkey and India 227; 12 Israel and the United States 253
PART THREE -ISRAEL'S SECURITY CHALLENGES13 Existential Threats to Israel 299; 14 Israel's 2006 War with Hizbollah: The Failure of Deterrence 317; Appendix: Election Results 355; Bibliography 357; Index 367
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-365) and index.
Contributor:
Freedman, Robert Owen.
ISBN:
1-283-13658-9
9786613136589
0-7867-2610-5
OCLC:
301811354
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780429501371 doi