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What are the effects of the Arab-Israeli Conflict?

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William Cain on October 12, 2018

There are a large number of effects of the Arab-Israeli Conflict.The following list is not exhaustive. Israel . The existence of the State of Israel is a direct result of theArab-Israeli Conflict. The Israeli War Budget and Compulsory Military Service . The Expansion of Israel from the UN Resolution of 1947 Boundariesto the 1949 Armistice boundaries to the the 1967 Six-Day Warboundaries to the 1973 Yom Kippur War boundaries. . The Contraction of Israel in 1982 (giving up Sinai) . The Israeli Occupation of Southern Lebanon (1981-2000) and the two Israeli engagements in Lebanon. . The Israeli Alliance with Iran (1948-1979), Turkey(1949-2010?), Egypt (1979-Present), Jordan (1994-Present), and the united States and the Western Countries. . The Lack of Israeli-Arab trade even though they areneighbors. . The Annexation of East Jerusalem, the Golan heights, and the city of Ghajar. . The Military Occupation of the west bank and the Blockade ofGaza . The abandonment of the Gaza strip and part of the west bank to the Palestinian Authority, Palestine . The lack of existence of the State of Palestine as a fullysovereign and internationally recognized state is a direct resultof the Arab-Israeli Conflict (both by Israel and Jordan, andEgypt) . The Exodus of Palestinian from the old British Mandate ofPalestine . The Palestinian Refugee Displacement and Diaspora . The Arab-Palestinian Conflict (typically refugee camp of disputesthat became massacres) . Jordanian and Egyptian Annexation of Palestinian territories(1949-1967) and denial of Palestinian self-rule until the Israeliconquest of these regions. . The formation of the PLO and the numerous police actionsbrought against the Arab States . Around 18% of Israelis being ethnically Palestinian. . The first Intifada and the Israeli Recriminations . The abandonment of the Gaza strip and part of the west bank to the Palestinian Authority . The second Intifada and the Israeli Recriminations . The Palestinian Civil War of 2007 that separated Gaza (under the control of the democratically-elected Hamas) from the provisionalWest Bank territories under the control of Western-supportedFatah) . Constant belligerence between Gaza and Israel since thePalestinian Civil War and Operation Cast Lead . The widespread loss of land due to Israeli Settlements in the Bank and formerly (they were removed by Israel in 2005) in theGaza Strip. Egypt . The Rise of Arab Socialism and Nasserism were indirectly aresult of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Nasser provided a new way todeal with Middle East policy for Egypt) . The loss and recovery of Sinai from Israel twice (1956-1957,1967-1982) . The normalization of relations with Israel (1979) after bitter defeatsor dead spots in previous wars . Military alliance with Israel in the aftermath of the PeaceTreaty and especially after the Palestinian Civil War . Palestinian Refugee camps in Egypt . Assassination of President Anwar Sadat and one of severalreasons of popular dissatisfaction with President Hosni Mubarak(the economy was a bigger issue) Jordan . The massive influx of Palestinians in the aftermath of theArab-Israeli War of 1948-9 . Gave citizenship to many Palestinian refugees, making 60% ofJordanian citizens ethnic Palestinians . He lost the west bank to Israel in 1967 . Removed the "Black September" Palestinian Uprising in1970 . Made peace with Israel in the light of the Oslo Accords 1993conditioned in new negotiations with the Palestinians anddropped its claim to the West bank . Fruitful trade and peace with Israel (1994-Present) . Assisted in the negotiations between Israel and Fatah Syria . The massive influx of Palestinians in the aftermath of theArab-Israeli War of 1948-9 . The loss of the Golan heights in 1967 and the Syrian internaldisplacement (Syrians fleeing the Golan to the rest ofSyria) . The establishment of the UNDOF demilitarized zone in 1973 . The tragedy of the Druze of Syria, (some are in Israeli-occupiedterritory, and some are in Syria, but not travel) . The headquarters of Hamas and Hezbollah in Damascus . There are No diplomatic relations between Israel and Syria in Lebanon . The massive influx of Palestinians in the aftermath of theArab-Israeli War of 1948-9 . Numerous conflicts and massacres between Lebanese andPalestinians in Lebanon . Israel, the PLO, and the participation of Syria in the lebanese CivilWar . Israeli Jewish and Lebanese Christian Alliances and theassassination of Gemayel . Israel and the occupation of Syria in Lebanon from 1982 up to 2000and 2007, respectively . 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah destroyed SouthLebanon . There are No diplomatic relations between Lebanon and Israel, and noperson with a stamp in the passport Israeli is allowed in Lebanon, Turkey . Ally with Israel in 1949 against the ArabStates . Place the Turkey in an interesting position as one of the fewMuslim most of the countries allied with Israel . The Arab-Israeli Conflict causes a lot of confusion and controversyin Turkey . The Mavi Marmara incident which cooled Israeli-Turkishrelations Iran . Strategic anti-Arab Israeli-Iranian Alliance (1948-1979) whichresulted in large petroleum commerce between Iran and Israel . The resentment of the Iranian population towards Israel onaccount of the war and the aforementioned alliance is connectedto the Shah . Since 1979, an attempt by Iran to use the Arab-Israeli Conflictto to create alliances with other Arab states and spawn severalmilitant organizations. . Iran and Syrian shi'a Alliance (1979-Present) . Iranian support and backing of Hezbollah (1980s toPresent) . Iranian desire for nuclear weapons to counter Israel arsenaland all the sanctions and international ostracism that comesfrom the desire of the united States . The alliance with Israel (1949-1967), Top-Level Covenant withIsrael (1967-Present) . The united States was able to use the Arab-Israeli Conflict toreposition itself as the strongest power in the Middle East after1956 (removing the United Kingdom from that position) . Military, diplomatic, technological, economic, and other tradeincreasing between Israel and the united States . United States Aid to Egypt in the wake of the 1979Egyptian-Israeli Peace treaty . Help to a number of Arab countries due to their poverty. Soviet Union/Russia . Initial Alliance with Israel (1948-1953), which was rescindedwhen it became clear that Israel would not be a Communistcountry . Arms supplier to the Arab States and the dumping ground of manyex-Russian military devices such as machineguns, missiles, tanks,and combat aircraft. . Soviet/Russian attempts to prevent Western intervention in theMiddle East

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