This article focuses on how to end an ethnic civil wars and reviews alternative solutions. The author defends partition as the most favorable and practical solution to ethnic civil wars after briefly considering other alternatives.   Kaufmann argues that...

PART 1: 1948 AND AFTER   Chapter 1:Balfour declaration and its consequences   In this chapter Shlaim's main argument is that the Balfour declaration of 1926 is the starting point of the arab-israel conflict. he argues that the declaration was not v...

Khalidi’s central argument is that the Bush administration’s interventionist posture toward the Middle East is no mere post-9/11 aberration, but represents an especially bellicose expression of a longstanding campaign. Today’s enemy is terrorism; yesterday’s w...