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Capital of Ottoman Empire, that was previously the largest and wealthiest city. Now known as Istanbul
What happened after WWI?
France and Germany divided it and Arabs wanted independence. But it was detached from the Ottoman Empire and put under British and French administration
Movement for cultural nation of the Jews. Nationalism, assimilation. Only solution to the problem is a state of their own (classic 1990s nationalism)
Where would it be located? (Jews)
Suggested: Western Australia, Uganda but most probable: Palestine (where they're from originally)
War of Independence 1948
Jews attacked state and crated Israel, ended up bigger than the UN expected. Egypt takes over Gaza strip
Results of War of Independence
Palestinian refugees are homeless. Problem: large Jewish state with large Arab population
Arab-Israel Conflict - Main Issues
1. Israel as a State and Jewish as a State (Relations between Israel and its surrounding states)
2. Palestinian humanitarian problems (state-to-state relations)
Six-Day War 1967
Israeli fired first but Arabs were provoking the border so Israel was forced to take preemptive action
Which territories did Israeli occupy as a result of the war?
Golan Heights, Sinai Peninsula and Suez Canal. Israel won (militarily stronger)
Camp David Agreement 1978
Egypt = First Arab state to recognize state of Israel. Gradual withdrawal of Israeli forces to evacuate from Sinai
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