The Fifty Years War: Israel And The Arabs

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The Fifty Years War: Israel And The Arabs

A series of cloak and-dagger manoeuvres sealed a historic first peace agreement between the Palestinians and Israel in September 1993. Made in 1998.

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Series 1
The protracted search for peace was repeatedly sabotaged. The deadlock was finally broken by the Intifada - a Palestinian uprising in the occupied territories. Made in 1998.
Israel was not prepared for the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War. Ex-US president Jimmy Carter recalls how, in 1978, he managed to broker the Arab-Israel agreement. Made in 1998.
The Palestinian story, beginning with Yasser Arafat's first secret crossing of the River Jordan to launch raids on Israel and ending with his exile to Tunis. Made in 1998.
Tracing the pattern of dramatic and covert events leading to the Six Day War of June 1967. Made in 1998.
In 1948, the state of Israel was proclaimed. This episode recounts how the US, later Israel's greatest ally, came close to stopping the creation of the new state. Made in 1998.