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Federal/confederal solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian conflict

Daniel Judah Elazar

Federal/confederal solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian conflict

concepts and feasibility

by Daniel Judah Elazar

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Published by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal government -- Israel.,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict.,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1973-1993.,
  • West Bank -- Politics and government.,
  • Gaza Strip -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel Elazar.
    SeriesWorking paper series / Israeli-Palestinian Peace Research Project -- no. 6, Working paper series (Israeli-Palestinian Peace Research Project) -- no. 6
    ContributionsJamʻīyat al-Dirāsāt al-ʻArabīyah (Jerusalem), Israeli-Palestinian Peace Research Project., Harry S. Truman Center for the Advancement of Peace.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC355 .E65 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18793360M

    This article proposes a federal solution to the conflict- one-state solution as opposed to the two-states solution, currently favoured by the U.S.A (the so-called Road Map) coupled with a scheme of financial equalisation between Palestine and Israel. Each side is likely to retain its distinct identity as a federating unit.   An Israeli-Palestinian Confederation Can Work The two-state solution is dead. Most one-state solutions are unacceptable to the other side. that means the conflict .

      A confederation between the Palestinians and Jordan may seem to be a good idea in the long term. But for now, it is hard to see how Jordanian leader would agree to turn millions of Palestinians. The Articles of Confederation represented an opposite form of government, a confederation, which has a weak central government and strong state governments. In a confederation, the state or local government is supreme. The national government only wields powers granted by .

    Many political and economic pressures were exerted on the colonies and a federal union of the colonies seemed to be the most practical method of dealing with these pressures and conflicts. While Confederation was a solution to many of the problems, it was not a popular one for all the colonies involved.   That memory largely flows from the most recent federalism conflict mentioned above (the civil rights movement in the s), and that focus on federal solutions continued during the battle over.


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Federal/confederal solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian conflict by Daniel Judah Elazar Download PDF EPUB FB2

From the on-line library of the writings of Daniel J. Elazar. Federalism. Federal/Confederal Solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian Conflict: Concepts and Feasibility.

Daniel J. Elazar. Since the Six-Day War in JuneIsrael has been struggling to find its appropriate role in areas historically part of the Land of Israel yet claimed and heavily populated by Palestinian. Perhaps a confederal solution will take another generation to be realized. But in the s, it was the two-state solution that seemed fanciful.

Shikaki and Scheindlin found that, just in the past year, support in Israel for a confederation quite like the one described here rose from 28 to 39 percent. In the quest for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the idea of a Jordanian-Palestinian federation/confederation, which has been raised from time to time, has recently resurfaced.

In his book, Daniel Elazar, a well-known scholar on federalism, set forth 11 possible federal proposals for the Arab-Israeli conflict.4 However, writing as he did, before the Oslo Accords and before the signing of a peace treaty between Israel and Jordan, Elazar did not entertain the option of a confederation of Israel, Palestine and Jordan.

and commit to end of conflict, and finality of claims, as a pre-condition for establishing a two-state solution, is presently absolutely unrealistic. Two, it is shown that a policy of strict separation between Israel and Palestine, is neither doable nor desirable.

Either a two-state solution or a confederation will have to enable. User Account. Sign In Create Profile Peter Lang. According to Israeli academic and political circles, a Jordanian-Palestinian confederation is suitable given the political circumstances, with US President Donald Trump trying to revive the.

Restricted access Federalism A Political Theory for Our Time. federal versus a confederal solution, security guarantees, territorial adjustments, the freedom of movement and establishment and the right of property.

My main concern is, again, with the viability of any solution. The analysis in chapters 3 and. Elazar reiterated his support for this model in Federal/Confederal Solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian Conflict: Concepts and Feasiblity (). A full archive of Daniel Elazar’s writing on federalism can be found at the website of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.

In a three-state confederation of Israel, Palestine, and Jordan, borders would be recognized but permeable. At first blush, this proposal may seem naïve and impractical, if only because it would make the Jordanian regime a third party to what is already a complicated two-dimensional puzzle — and at that, a third party that formally disengaged from the Palestinian.

The probabil- ity of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict based on the traditional two-state concept seems quite remote. Therefore, the time has come to explore other possi- bilities. Chapters 9 and 10 present two other potential solutions: ■■The Jordanian option.

A Confederal Solution for Palestine. Robert Skidelsky. Official Western policy still backs a two-state solution of the Israel-Palestine conflict. But such a possibility was always an illusion; there is simply enough land to satisfy the passionate possessiveness of all those with claims to it.

book reviews, exclusive interviews, On. The Jordanian-Palestinian confederation seems the only solution that will save us from either turning into a bi-national state, or into a non-democratic Jewish state.

Susan Hattis Rolef Septem Two weeks ago, at a meeting with members of “Peace Now” and MKs from the Zionist Union and Meretz parties, Palestinian Authority. Some Possible Federal Solutions.

From the on-line library of the writings of Daniel J. Elazar. Israel and the Middle East. Some Possible Federal Solutions. Two Peoples--One Land: Federal Solutions for Israel, the Palestinians, and Jordan. Daniel J. Elazar. General Principles.

The development of a self-rule/shared rule arrangement willrequire the utmost sensitivity to the. The confederation proposal was raised publicly in mid, when former Jordanian Prime Minister Abdul Salam Majali called for a confederation while on a visit to the northern West Bank city of Nablus.

Hardline Palestinians and Jordanians opposed the idea of the confederation since in the view of the first it would dilute the concept of an. Palestinian conflict The vulnerability of the Palestinian economy to external shocks, pressures, and sanctions as well as restrictions imposed by Israel in response to terror-ist attacks, which contributed to the decline of the Palestinian economy and.

a federal state, and a ‘holding together’ federalism in which a formerly unitary state seeks a federal solution to the problems of scale and diversity.

Box A note on terminology Federal systems do not always use the term ‘federal’ to describe themselves. The federal level may. This volume is a collection of essays published between and in the review The Federalist Debate.

The book highlights the issue of federalism intended as a theoretical paradigm to interpret the major problems of our age, and in particular the issues of peace and war in a world characterized by an uncontrolled globalization.

Systems of government Unitary-federal-confederation: definitions • Unitary: A unitary state, is a sovereign state governed as a single entity. The central government is supreme, and the administrative divisions exercise only powers that the central government has delegated to them.

• Federal: A federal state is a sovereign complex state where the power. The Confederate States of America was a collection of 11 states that seceded from the United States in following the election of President Abraham.Two states.

Yasser Arafat started to move towards a two-state solution after (though some saw this as a ploy) and established a Palestinian Authority in .The "one-state solution" refers to a resolution of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict through the creation of a unitary, federal or confederate Israeli-Palestinian state, which would encompass all of the present territory of Israel, the West Bank including East Jerusalem, and possibly the Gaza Strip and Golan Heights.

Depending on various points of view, a one-state solution to the .