The Truth About Camp David
The Untold Story About the Collapse of the Middle East Peace Process First Trade Paper Edition
By (author) Clayton E. Swisher
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Truth About Camp David by Clayton E. Swisher
Book DescriptionThe collapse of both sets of Arab-Israeli negotiations in 2000 led not only to recrimination and bloodshed, with the outbreak of the second intifada, but to the creation of a new myth. Syrian and Palestinian intransigence was blamed for the current disastrous state of affairs, as both parties rejected a "generous" peace offering from the Israelis that would have brought peace to the region. The Truth About Camp David shatters that myth. Based on the riveting, eyewitness accounts of more than forty direct participants involved in the latest rounds of Arab-Israeli negotiations, including the Camp David 2000 summit, former federal investigator-turned-investigative journalist Clayton E. Swisher provides a compelling counter-narrative to the commonly accepted history. The Truth About Camp David details the tragic inner workings of the Clinton Administration's negotiating mayhem, their eleventh hour blunders and miscalculations, and their concluding decision to end the Oslo process with blame and disengagement. It is not only a fascinating historical look at Middle East politics on the brink of disaster, but a revelatory portrait of how all-too-human American political considerations helped facilitate the present crisis.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781560256236
(210mm x 127mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Nation Books
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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