Lion of Jordan: The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace
Allen Lane, 2007 - 697 من الصفحات
For most of his long reign (1953-1999) Hussein of Jordan was one of the dominant figures in Middle Eastern politics, and one of the most consistent proponents of peace with Israel. This is the first major account of his life and reign, written with access to many of his surviving papers, with the co-operation (but not approval) of his family and staff, and extensive interviews with policy-makers of many different nationalities.
Shlaim reveals that for the sake of dynastic and national survival, Hussein initiated a secret dialogue with Israel in 1963, and spent over 1000 hours in talks with Golda Meir, Shimon Peres, Itzhak Shamir, Itzhak Rabin, and countless other Israeli officials. Shlaim reconstructs this dialogue across the battle-lines from new Israeli records and first-hand accounts by many of the key participants, demonstrating that Israeli intransigence was largely responsible for the failure to achieve a peaceful settlement to the conflict between 1967 and 1994.
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Barnes to FCO , 16 March 1972 , FCO 17/1687 , PRO . 10. Mohamed Heikal , The Road to Ramadan ( London : Collins , 1975 ) , 120–21 . 11. Algiers to London , 17 March 1972 , FCO 17/1687 , PRO . 12. Kamal S. Salibi , The Modern History of ...
The so Years War , transcript of interview for six - part BBC television series , Middle East Centre Archive , St Antony's College , Oxford ( 1998 ) , King Hussein , 2 March 1997 . 21. Interview with King Abdullah bin Hussein . 22.
... Local Government Sharif Zaid bin Shaker 12 March 2002 Prime Minister Laila Sharaf Minister of Information 18 September 2002 22 December 2002 General Ali Shukri 16 September 2001 Director of Hussein's Private Office 17 September 2001 ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - zen_923 - LibraryThing
Very good read, gives you valuable insights that you won’t find in any other book. The narrative about the negotiations happening behind the scenes between Jordan and Israel was really interesting. This book is highly recommended. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - jacoombs - LibraryThing
A balanced, clear and well-researched life of Hussein that squarely places his life within the broader context of Mid-East politics, history and conflict. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
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