Lines in the Sand

Cockburn, Andrew
October 2002
National Geographic;Oct2002, Vol. 202 Issue 4, p102
Focuses on the social and political turmoil in the West Bank, which has been occupied by Israel since 1967. Size and population; Emergence of the state of Israel; Contested holy sites in the region, including the Noble Sanctuary and Cave of the Patriarchs; Details of various agreements and treaties between Israel and Palestine; Growth of Israeli settlements in the area since 1993; Failure of peace talks between Israel and Palestine.


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