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By Anne Le More

Why has the West dispensed vertiginous sums of cash to the Palestinians after Oslo? What were donors’ motivations and in particular the political results of the cash spent?

Based on unique educational examine and primary hand proof, this e-book examines the interface among international relations and overseas tips through the Oslo years and the intifada. through exploring the politics of foreign reduction to the Palestinians among the production of the Palestinian Authority and the loss of life of President Arafat (1994-2004), Anne Le extra finds the explanations why overseas reduction was once no more worthy, uncovering a context the place cash from the foreign neighborhood used to be poured into the occupied Palestinian territory in its place for its loss of actual diplomatic engagement. This publication additionally highlights the perverse results such large quantities of cash has had at the Palestinian inhabitants and territory, on Israeli guidelines within the occupied Palestinian territory, and never least at the clash itself, really the possibility of its answer alongside a two-state paradigm.

International suggestions to the Palestinians after Oslo supplies a different narrative chronology that makes this advanced tale effortless to appreciate. those beneficial properties make this booklet a vintage learn for either students and practitioners, with classes to be discovered past the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Hence, part of this book necessarily analyses Israeli policies in the oPt, and their security, political, legal and socio-economic effects on the Palestinian population. This is necessary in order to ascertain how they complied (or not) with, and impacted on, the overall diplomatic and ODA processes, and how the international community responded (or not), within the context of its own avowed political, developmental and humanitarian objectives. 31 This may prima facie give the reader an impression of imbalance, yet this is unavoidable given the nature of international assistance and the focus of this book.

16 Nonetheless, if arguably the very creation of the PA – and the dominant Western narrative thereafter – has functionally prejudiced the Palestinians not living within the oPt, the international focus on consolidating a Palestinian regime through unqualified support for President Arafat and his administration initially provided an illusion of political stability. The prevailing orthodoxy throughout the Oslo years was that only Arafat was capable of delivering security for the Israelis (which meant above all containing the radical, mainly Islamist, opposition to the peace process) and concluding a peace deal.

However, it does examine the context within which aid to the Palestinians has been provided, given that foreign assistance is seldom dispensed in a political, socio-economic and legal vacuum. Hence, part of this book necessarily analyses Israeli policies in the oPt, and their security, political, legal and socio-economic effects on the Palestinian population. This is necessary in order to ascertain how they complied (or not) with, and impacted on, the overall diplomatic and ODA processes, and how the international community responded (or not), within the context of its own avowed political, developmental and humanitarian objectives.

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