Chapter 2

Israel-Palestine Problem

Israel-Palestine problem is one of the longest spanning problems in the world, stretching for more than a century. The nature of the problem is such that it involves different aspects of world politics. For example, sentiments of different religious groups, interest of various players to project their supremacy in the region, need to keep both parties happy because of strong Jew lobby at one hand and oil rich Arab countries at other etc; and these factors make this issue further complex. The most significant aspect of this issue is not that it is between two nations but it is between two religions and cultures i.e., Zionism and Islam.

Palestinian Arabs feel that the area since 8th century was peacefully occupied ...

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