70 Years of Negotiations... Why No Peace?
Why is it that every American President has had a plan to bring about peace between Israel and the Palestinians, yet every single one has failed? In renowned Islamic scholar and historian Robert Spencer's new book, The Palestinian Delusion: The Catastrophic History of the Middle East Peace Process, he reveals the reason, traces the history of the "peace process," and maps out a path for stability in the Middle East that rejects the prevailing naivete, wishful thinking, and political grandstanding, and deals realistically with the facts on the ground.
Every "peace process," every peace plan, every negotiated settlement between the State of Israel and its Palestinian adversaries has failed in its primary objective: to establish a stable and lasting accord between the two parties, such that they can live together side-by-side in friendship rather than enmity. While this has been a consistent pattern stretching back decades, there is virtually no public discussion or even basic understanding of the primary reason for this failure.
In The Palestinian Delusion, you'll learn:
The Palestinian Delusion is unique in situating the Israeli/Palestinian conflict within the context of the global jihad that has found renewed impetus in the latter portion of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first. As he briskly recounts the tumultuous history of the "peace process," Spencer demonstrates that the determination of diplomats, policymakers and negotiators to ignore this aspect of the conflict has led the Israelis, the Palestinians - and the world - down numerous blind alleys and has often only exacerbated, rather than healed, this conflict.
The Palestinian Delusion offers a general overview of the Zionist settlement of Palestine and the establishment of the State of Israel, and the Arab Muslim reaction to these events. It also provides a brief history of the various peace efforts, showing how and why they invariably broke down or failed to be implemented fully. The book also provides shocking evidence from the Palestinian media, as well as statements from the Palestinian leadership, showing that negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, no matter what happens, will never work.
But there is still hope. In The Palestinian Delusion, Spencer delineates a realistic, viable alternative to the endless and futile "peace process," showing how the Jewish State and the Palestinian Arabs can truly coexist in peace, without illusions or unrealistic expectations.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He is the bestselling author of nineteen books.