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The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World Read & Download ↠ 108 Avi Shlaim ´ 8 Read Read & Download The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World Losophy have guided Israel’s leaders; he finds that while the strategy has been successful opportunities have been lost to progress from military security to broader peace The Iron Wall brilliantly illuminates past progress and future prospects for peace in the Middle Ea This detailed and objective history of Israel from the UN Resolution of 1947 onward completely dismantles any notion that Israel began as a peace loving nation only seeking to find harmony between migrant Jews and indigenous Palestinians I want to stress once again what I find to be a fairly objective assessment of this rather polemical topic Shlaim deals with the facts the way you expect a historian to do so Reviews that consider this book biased are basing that opinion on the conclusions he draws but a historian does need to analyze and draw conclusions What he needs to be judged on is how inclusive he is of all the facts ie whether he only chooses facts that support his preconceived notions and fits the data to his argument or on the other hand shows all the relevant information and how logically his conclusions follow from those facts In this Shlaim seems very fair and balanced He has thoroughly researched the now released secret documents and communiu s that allow us to see uite clearly the motives aims and knowledge of the parties involved Shlaim s aims and conclusions are rather limited too This is not a pro Palestinian or even anti Israeli work in fact it hardly deals with the Palestinians The basic point of view is that of the the leaders and decision makers in the Israeli government and military What is assessed are the actions taken by these leaders the reasons for the actions their motives and finally they way they characterize these motives to the Israeli public the Arab nations the UN and the international community Shlaim grew up in Israel and states in the preface that his chief aim is to counter the official Israeli history taught to citizens and in schools What I find interesting as an American is that this story is very similar to the one I was taught and whole heartedly believed It goes something like this peace loving but tenacious little Israel only sought to have peaceful relations with the Palestinians and the neighboring Arab nations but instead it found hostility at every turn and unfortunately was left with no other choice but to respond with force and miraculously out numbered and out gunned it triumphed but still must continually stay on guard to face the threats that remain The actions taken however and the motives behind them reveal an entirely different story Le traité de Versailles et la fin de la Première Guerre mondiale: Chronique d’une paix manquée opportunities have been lost to progress from military security to broader peace The Iron Wall brilliantly illuminates past progress and future prospects for peace in the Middle Ea This detailed and Itinéraire d'un triangle rose of Israel from the UN Resolution Noirs dans les camps nazis of 1947 Par le sang versé onward completely dismantles any notion that Israel began as a peace loving nation Le Monde selon De Gaulle : Tome 2, Le général à livre ouvert... only seeking to find harmony between migrant Jews and indigenous Palestinians I want to stress Mai 68 l'arnaque du siècle once again what I find to be a fairly Ils partiront dans l'ivresse : Lyon (mai 43)-Londres (février 44) objective assessment Vaincre sans gloire: Le corps expéditionnaire français en Italie (novembre 1942-juillet 1944) of this rather polemical topic Shlaim deals with the facts the way you expect a historian to do so Reviews that consider this book biased are basing that Opération "Torch" opinion L'Honneur, pas les honneurs: Mémoires, tome I. Avec le 2e REP en Algérie on the conclusions he draws but a historian does need to analyze and draw conclusions What he needs to be judged A la droite d'Hitler on is how inclusive he is Mitterrand, le grand initié of all the facts ie whether he L'espèce humaine only chooses facts that support his preconceived notions and fits the data to his argument 1943 or Les origines républicaines de Vichy on the Le mythe du grand silence: Auschwitz, les Français, la mémoire other hand shows all the relevant information and how logically his conclusions follow from those facts In this Shlaim seems very fair and balanced He has thoroughly researched the now released secret documents and communiu s that allow us to see uite clearly the motives aims and knowledge La vie des français sous l'occupation: Henri Amouroux, Emmanuelle Lemée, Editions Jimy: Amazon.fr: Livres of the parties involved Shlaim s aims and conclusions are rather limited too This is not a pro Palestinian Simone Veil et les siens: Album- préface d'Annick Cojean or even anti Israeli work in fact it hardly deals with the Palestinians The basic point Les Français de l'an 40. 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La guerre, oui ou non ? of view is that Un été 16 : Eléments d'histoire culturelle européenne au regard du présent of the the leaders and decision makers in the Israeli government and military What is assessed are the actions taken by these leaders the reasons for the actions their motives and finally they way they characterize these motives to the Israeli public the Arab nations the UN and the international community Shlaim grew up in Israel and states in the preface that his chief aim is to counter the Les mythes de la Seconde Guerre mondiale official Israeli history taught to citizens and in schools What I find interesting as an American is that this story is very similar to the 1944-1945 one I was taught and whole heartedly believed It goes something like this peace loving but tenacious little Israel Jacques Chirac : Une histoire française only sought to have peaceful relations with the Palestinians and the neighboring Arab nations but instead it found hostility at every turn and unfortunately was left with no Adolfo Kaminsky, une vie de faussaire other choice but to respond with force and miraculously Dans les archives secrètes du Quai d'Orsay : de 1945 à nos jours out numbered and Mes combats out gunned it triumphed but still must continually stay Chirac intime - Un retraité comme les autres on guard to face the threats that remain The actions taken however and the motives behind them reveal an entirely different story

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The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World Read & Download ↠ 108 Avi Shlaim ´ 8 Read Read & Download The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World As it celebrated its fiftieth anniversary the State of Israel could count many important successes but its conflict with the Palestinians and the Arab world at large casts a long shadow over its history What was promulgated as an iron wall strategy dealing with the Arabs f Barring the outstanding uality of this book and the depth of information presented within it the fact that it took me ten months to finish The Iron Wall is in itself a reason to take a few seconds of my time to comment on it This book is a mammoth especially for someone like me who wouldn t term themselves a fast reader by any means It is so long and so dense with facts dates and events that I started off only reading about 10 pages a day before I had put it down in exhaustion But the one thing that kept me coming back to it was Shlaim s writing style and humanization of each Israeli prime minister The Iron Wall recounts every major event in Arab Israeli history since Israel s establishment focusing on the Israeli government s policies motivations reactions and internal politics It s a fascinating account of the internal affairs of one of the youngest and most controversial countries in the world It s fair to say that this book is extremely Israeli centric in the sense that Shlaim delves deep into the psyche of each Israeli prime minister from David Ben Gurion to Binyamin Netanyahu and explores their relationships with their surrounding ministers and cabinet This seems like an obvious stylistic choice almost inevitable really considering his emphasis is on Israel s policies towards Arabs and the prime minister is the ultimate policy and decision maker in Israel Regardless his choice to recount history in this way makes it accessible and engaging because you start to anticipate what each PM will do given a particular problem Each PM is so different some hardline hawkish and others open to compromise dovish and it s interesting to see how the policies that come out of the government differ depending on which PM is currently in power As the reader you start to sympathise with some PMs than others depending on your personal stance on the matter Shlaim shows a clear distaste for the hawkish prime ministers but other than the occasional critical adjectives thrown in now and then this book is extremely objective and bases its content entirely on research from internal documents state archives interviews with senior officials and leaders memoirs and meeting minutes You d be hard pressed to find a objective report on Israeli history Avi Shlaim is known as one of the best Israeli new historians and judging from this book he is very deserving of that reputation He does a great job of dismantling the oft repeated and frankly stale argument that Israel is a defenseless nation surrounded by aggressive and hostile Arab states and reassembling it to show the truth on the ground which is that since its establishment Israel has been stubborn to the point of military aggression to ever compromise on any of the important problems that they themselves created land refugees Palestinian rights and settlements The only exception to this rule was during Yitzhak Rabin s second term as prime minister between the years of 1992 1995In short this is a book that everyone should read regardless of which side of the conflict you see yourself It is a well researched highly authoritative book that lays out pretty much every important event that has occurred in Israel and in relation to Israel from 1947 to 1998 Les rois de France: La monarchie de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI 987 à 1792 - Chronologie (Petit guide t. 38) outstanding uality "Ma vie avec Louis XIV..." T2 of my time to comment Le Second Empire: « Que sais-je ? » n° 739 off Guide du prospecteur et du chercheur de trésor : Ou l'art de découvrir les fortunes enfouies only reading about 10 pages a day before I had put it down in exhaustion But the Un homme, une voix ? Histoire du suffrage universel one thing that kept me coming back to it was Shlaim s writing style and humanization Farewell. Conséquences géopolitiques d'une grande opération d'espionnage (Histoire) of each Israeli prime minister The Iron Wall recounts every major event in Arab Israeli history since Israel s establishment focusing Guide historique du Paris libertin on the Israeli government s policies motivations reactions and internal politics It s a fascinating account Manuel du politiquement correct of the internal affairs Histoire de Rouen of Le guide du pèlerin : Codex de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle attribué à Aymeri Picaud (XIIe siècle) one L'âme des lieux - la revue - numéro 2 (2) of the youngest and most controversial countries in the world It s fair to say that this book is extremely Israeli centric in the sense that Shlaim delves deep into the psyche HISTOIRE DE LA FRANCE. : Des origines à nos jours of each Israeli prime minister from David Ben Gurion to Binyamin Netanyahu and explores their relationships with their surrounding ministers and cabinet This seems like an Les premiers hommes du Sud-Ouest : Préhistoire dans le Pays Basque, le Béarn, les Landes obvious stylistic choice almost inevitable really considering his emphasis is Les Vêtements de la Liberté : Abécédaire des Pratiques Vestimentaires Françaises de 1780 à 1800 others L'âme des lieux - numéro 4 (04) out Dictionnaire amoureux des reines of the government differ depending Je me souviens du canal Saint-Martin on which PM is currently in power As the reader you start to sympathise with some PMs than Gastronomie française : Histoire et géographie d'une passion (Nouvelles Etudes Historiques) others depending Jardins et Châteaux : De la Côte d'Azur on the matter Shlaim shows a clear distaste for the hawkish prime ministers but La Restauration. Les idées et les hommes: Les idées et les hommes occasional critical adjectives thrown in now and then this book is extremely Dictionnaire amoureux des sixties objective and bases its content entirely Le siècle de saint Louis on research from internal documents state archives interviews with senior Dictionnaire des Beaux-Arts d'Eugène Delacroix officials and leaders memoirs and meeting minutes You d be hard pressed to find a Musée d'Orsay : Le guide des collections objective report Fourier. Créateur de la physique-mathématique on Israeli history Avi Shlaim is known as Paris secret of the best Israeli new historians and judging from this book he is very deserving Une élite parisienne : les familles de la grande bourgeoisie juive (1870-1939): Les familles de la grande bourgeoisie juive (1870-1939) of that reputation He does a great job Mérovingiens: Les Grands Articles d'Universalis of dismantling the Je me souviens des Halles oft repeated and frankly stale argument that Israel is a defenseless nation surrounded by aggressive and hostile Arab states and reassembling it to show the truth Dictionnaire du cinéma populaire français : Des origines à nos jours on the ground which is that since its establishment Israel has been stubborn to the point De la dictature à la démocratie: voies ibériques of military aggression to ever compromise Le Livre De La Tour Eiffel on any Dictionnaire Clemenceau of the important problems that they themselves created land refugees Palestinian rights and settlements The La Révolution française - Dictionnaire biographique only exception to this rule was during Yitzhak Rabin s second term as prime minister between the years La Bretagne pour les nuls of 1992 1995In short this is a book that everyone should read regardless Le Régime de Vichy of which side Dictionnaire historique des rues de Paris [par : Hillairet], Editions de Minuit, 1979 out pretty much every important event that has

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The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World Read & Download ↠ 108 Avi Shlaim ´ 8 Read Read & Download The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World Rom a position of unassailable strength was meant to yield to a further stage where Israel would be strong enough to negotiate a satisfactory peace with its neighbors The goal remains elusive In this penetrating study Avi Shlaim examines how variations of the iron wall phi It took me a long time to slog through this book but I m so glad I did Detailed primary source accounts of policy debates in the Israeli government was fascinating It convinced me that Israel has blown it continuously in its policy towards Arabs in Palestine and elsewhere At every turn where there was an opportunity to make a positive decision the Israel government went the wrong wayThese days when people point to Hamas and their professed commitment to the destruction of Israel as an obstacle to peace this book is a helpful reminder that was in fact the plan Going back to the idea of the Iron Wall in the 20s zionists expected that the Palestinian population would resist being occupied and displaced and Israel would have to deal with it They knew it before the PLO was even an idea let alone HamasAnd here we are As Israel continues to lurch to the right we have to wonder how many people have to die before Israel comes to its senses


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    [Pdf New] (The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World) Author Avi Shlaim Excellent read by Jewish historian Avi Shlaim on the backdoor alley deals circumstances and political ploys that not only led to the creation of the state of Israel on Palestinian lands but also all the events that sought to sustain it mass deportations ethnic cleansing of Palestinians inciting border wars with neighboring countries to expand territory Irgun and Hagana Zionist militiasetc Avi concludes that the Jewry of the day had placed

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  • The Iron Wall Israel and the Arab World
  • Avi Shlaim
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  • 10 June 2019
  • 9780393321128