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"Only a true peace with neighboring peoples can
render possible a common development of this portion of the earth as a vanguard of the awakening of the Near East."

Martin Buber, Speech 1945

Maps and Statistics from Le Monde Diplomatique
The Middle East in 1914
The Middle East in 1939
The partition of Palestine (1947-49)
The first Arab-Israeli war (1948-49)
The occupation of Sinai (1956)
The Six Day War (1967)
The October War (1973)
Oslo II (28 September 1995)
The Sharm el-Sheikh Memorandum (4 September 1999)
Continuously expanding settlement in East Jerusalem
Maale Adumim, a flagship settlement in the West Bank
Golan and South Lebanon
A Palestinian State splintered by settlements
Map of water resources
The Palestinian diaspora
Escalating risks in the Middle East
Millions of Palestinian refugees in the Middle East
Palestinian territory fragmented
Palestinian refugees living in the middle east
Israeli territorial proposals
Btselem map of West Bank

Press Sources
Yediot Achronot
Israeli Radio
Al Quds Newspaper from Jerusalem
Al Ayyam Newspaper from Ramallah

General Interest
Jerry Haber's blog, The Magnes Zionist
Encounter Project



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