The Impossibility of Palestine: history, geography and the road ahead

The Impossibility of Palestine: history, geography and the road ahead
Publisher: Yale University Press
Published Date: April 2016
ISBN-13: 978-0300215625

The "two-state solution" is the official policy of Israel, the United States, the United Nations, and the Palestinian authority alike. However, international relations scholar Mehran Kamrava argues that Israel’s "state-building" process has never risen above the level of municipal governance, and its goal has never been Palestinian independence. He explains that a coherent Palestinian state has already been rendered impossibility, and to move forward, Palestine must redefine its present predicament and future aspirations. Based on detailed fieldwork, exhaustive scholarship, and an in-depth examination of historical sources, this controversial work will be widely read and debated by all sides.

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