Revolution Until Victory?: The Politics and History of the PLO

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Harvard University Press, 1994 - History - 271 pages
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The PLO is now almost a government in Gaza and the West Bank. In this in-depth account of its ideology, strategy, and tactics, its relationship to other Arabstates, and its confrontations with Israel, Barry Rubin documents how the PLO was transformed from revolutionary organization into the administrator of its own territory.
  

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This is the best and clearest political and historical analysis of the Palestine Liberation Organization to appear to date. Rubin, author of Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East ( LJ 12/92 ... Read full review

Contents

Chameleon in the Labyrinth 19641968
1
The Poisoned Fruits of Terrorism 19681973
24
A Bastion in Beirut 19731983
43
In Search of a Program 19841987
66
The Intifada and the Diplomatic Option 19871988
85
Rehearsals for a Moment of Truth 19881990
103
The PLO and the Arab States
123
Contentious Unity
146
Turning Points and Sticking Points
168
Breaking the Mold 19911993
184
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Director of the Global Research in International Affairs Center and editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs, Barry Rubin is the author of numerous books, including The Tragedy of the Middle East. Judith Colp Rubin is an independent journalist who has covered the Middle East
extensively. Together they co-edited Anti-American Terrorism and the Middle East and, most recently, co-authored a widely acclaimed political biography of Yasir Arafat.

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