Olso Accord 1993

  1. Describe the immediate lead up to that conflict or negotiation. In doing so, address the role of Israel, Palestinian Arabs, other involved Arab nations, Western powers – U.S., U.S.S.R. or Russia, European Union or Britain, France, Germany, etc., and the United Nations. What were the specific precipitating events – i.e. who invaded, moved troops, initiated the negotiations, etc.? 
  2. What were the big issues at stake? Here you should discuss any of the following that are relevant: land/borders, security/war, conflict among world powers (cold war? Post-cold war?) religion, refugees, and Jerusalem.
  3. What were the immediate and long-term outcomes? – again focusing on land/borders; security/war; conflict among world powers; religion; refugees and Jerusalem. 
  4. What are the likely differences in the Israeli, Palestinian and/or other Arab nation narratives (Egypt, Jordan, etc.)? How do you think the U.S. and other world powers might have seen it differently?