Arab Israeli Conflict. 2013. What is the perspective of the cartoonist?. European Control in Middle East. After WWII, Britain’s mandate ends & they hand over the Palestine problem to the U.N.
United Nations is a newly established International Organization to handle world issues and conflicts.
Votes in General Assembly
Votes Against Partition
Truman, supports Jewish State
Harsh Military Occupation- UN Resolution 242
Curfew- cannot leave homes
2003- W/D from Gaza, still controls Airspace & coastline
Which Arab Countries have made peace with Israel? Egypt & Jordan
Palestinians suicide bombers go into the Israeli sections of the country and kill Israeli civilians.
Israeli military retaliates in “occupied territories”
Cycle of violence on both sides. Images show in class from Life Magazine.
Palestinians want the right to return to the original borders partitioned to them by the United Nations.
The U.N. Resolution 194 supports the Palestinian right to return or be compensated for the land.
Wall around West Bank
West Bank Wall
CIA World Fact Book -2012