Dispatches From Palestine

Dispatches From Palestine : The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process

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This is a controversial overview of the contemporary Middle East which charts the failure of the Oslo Agreement. It analyses the key processes that structure the Oslo process: economic, military, political and cultural.
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  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 136 x 214 x 20mm | 399.17g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745313426
  • 9780745313429

Table of contents


1. Why Gaza says yes, mostly

2. What kind of nation ? The rise of Hamas in the occupied territories

3. An Israeli peace - an interview with Ilan Pappe

4. Palestine - the economic fist in the political glove

5. The meaning of return

Oslo two - Oslo's high tide


1. Bantustanisation or binationalism ? an interview with Azmi Bishara

2. The politics of internal security: the PA's new intelligence services

3. Outsider in - a profile of Palestinian Council candidate, Salah Tamari

4. The politics of atrocity

5. The Charter and the future of Palestinian politics

6. Closures, cantons and the Palestinian Covenant

7. The Palestinians in Israel

8. Shimon Peres - fourth time loser

Post-Oslo - decline and fall


1. Pictures of war

2. Madness in Ramallah

3. Hezballah, Syria and the Lebanese elections

4. "All killers" - Luxor, the Gamaa and Egypt's prisons

5. Fatah, Hamas and the crisis of Oslo - interviews with Marwan Barghouti and Ibrahim Ghoshah

6. Making peace - an interview with Yossi Beilin

7. Believers in blue jeans - an interview with Aryeh Deri

8. The fire the next time - Palestinians in Lebanon

9. The meaning of Shiekh Yassin

10. Impossible contradictions - Israel at 50

11. A Palestinian refugee at 51


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'The reader vicariously experiences what will become great moments of popular oral history that official historians will forget in the great scheme of things' -- Middle East International
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About Graham Usher

Graham Usher was Palestine correspondent for the Economist and Middle East International. He is the author of Dispatches from Palestine (Pluto, 1999).
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