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 Israel (05/06)
Israel and the PLO subsequently signed the Gaza-Jericho Agreement on May 4, 1994, and the Agreement on Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities on August 29, 1994, which began the process of transferring authority from Israel to the Palestinians.
Israel’s tech market is very developed, and in spite of the pause in the industry’s growth, the high-tech sector is likely to be the major driver of the Israeli economy.
Israel has diplomatic relations with nine non-Arab Muslim states and with 32 of the 43 Sub-Saharan states that are not members of the Arab League.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3581.htm   (5923 words)

  
 Between a Jewish and an Israeli Foreign Policy: Israel-Argentina Relations and the Issue of Jewish Disappeared Persons ...
Israel's unique makeup, which goes beyond the borders of the sovereign state, influences the country's conduct in the international arena, in its relations with the different countries in general, and in its relations with host-states which have Jewish communities.
Israel was accused by various quarters within the Israeli political system and the Jewish community in Argentina of deserting hundreds of Argentinean Jews, some of whom disappeared and some of whom were arrested and tortured under the military junta's rule.
Israel's role as a Jewish state was to strengthen the Jewish nation's status and power in the domestic and international arena by mobilizing the diaspora on behalf of this cause.
www.jcpa.org /jpsr/jpsr-mualem-s04.htm   (10818 words)

  
 Israel's Starry-Eyed Foreign Policy - Middle East Quarterly
That the unrealism of Israel's foreign policy is so little appreciated is largely a function of the fact that so many people confuse the methods of statecraft, and especially its common, conventional, rhetorical tone, with the core objectives and values that underlie that statecraft.
Israel as the homeland for all Jews, then, is not based on an instrumental logic of need but on a categorical logic of moral obligation.
Israel's claim to speak for Soviet Jewry, however tactfully articulated, roiled relations with the Soviet Union; at the same time, it prevented Israel from "formally and unequivocally" declaring itself "part of the anti-communist Western camp" in the early 1950s.
www.meforum.org /article/221   (7020 words)

  
 NTI: Country Overviews: Israel: Nuclear Chronology
The story is prompted by comments by Senator Stuart Symington of the Armed Forces and Foreign Relations Committees made in response to briefing by Director of Central Intelligence Richard Helms on 7 July, marking the first occasion on which the CIA shares intelligence on Israel's nuclear status with Congress.
Israel denies a request by Norway to inspect the 20 tons of heavy water it sold to Israel in 1959.
Israel and Norway agree to reopen talk on the 20 tons of heavy water Norway sold to Israel in 1959.
www.nti.org /e_research/profiles/Israel/Nuclear/3635_5222.html   (1763 words)

  
 The EU's relations with Israel - Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Israel and the EU are to examine ways to strengthen co-operation in counter-terrorism, terrorism financing, prevention of radicalisation and terrorists recruitment, migration issues, trafficking of human beings its fight against crime, cyber-crime and money laundering.
Israel's special status is the result of its high level of scientific and research capability the dense network of longstanding relations in scientific and technical co-operation between Israel and the EU.
Israel's partnership with the EU on research and technical development began with the Fourth Framework programme in August 1996, and continued with the EU's 5th Framework Programme (1999-2002), and the
ec.europa.eu /comm/external_relations/israel/intro/index.htm   (3474 words)

  
 India-Israel Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
India and Israel are democracies and have survived in a sea of hostility, surrounded by implacable adversaries and a heavily militarised security environment.
The stubborn opposition to establish diplomatic relations with Israel arose from the Nehru - Gandhi regimes of the Congress Party being captives to domestic compulsions of appeasement of Muslim minorities (support for Arab causes) and a greed for Muslim votes.
Israel is reported to have emerged as India’s No.2 defence supplier after Russia, and with costs of Russian spare parts for replacement escalating by 300-500%, Israel may emerge as India’s No. 1 defence supplier.
www.saag.org /papers2/paper131.html   (3104 words)

  
 Apropos Of Nothing » Foreign Relations
Though keen to punish Israel for what he terms its illegal actions, the Archbishop is notably without comment on the recent Palestinian election of Hamas, a terrorist organization dedicated to the total destruction of the State of Israel.
Israel’s image was so bad that even an attempt to defend herself against such a grotesque blood libel would likely serve only to provoke further mistrust and contempt.
Though the remark was couched in padding of praise for Israel, it raised some eyebrows, echoing as it did the language of Israel’s enemies even as settlers were struggling to disinter their loved ones from the cemetery at Neve Dekalim.
gloriasalt.com /blog/?cat=4   (4563 words)

  
 WRMEA: U.S. Aid to Israel
Total U.S. aid to Israel is approximately one-third of the American foreign-aid budget, even though Israel comprises just.001 percent of the world's population and already has one of the world's higher per capita incomes.
Israel, whose troubles arise solely from its unwillingness to give back land it seized in the 1967 war in return for peace with its neighbors, does not fit those criteria.
There are many other costs of Israel to U.S. taxpayers, such as most or all of the $45.6 billion in U.S. foreign aid to Egypt since Egypt made peace with Israel in 1979 (compared to $4.2 billion in U.S. aid to Egypt for the preceding 26 years).
www.wrmea.com /html/us_aid_to_israel.htm   (4312 words)

  
 Iran-Israel relations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A larger population of Iranian Jews reside in Israel with the President of Israel Moshe Katsav, the former Chief of Staff / Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz, current Chief of staff Dan Halutz and Israeli hip-hop star Kobi Shimoni (Subliminal) being the most famous of this group.
As of 2006 relations between the two states became very tense primarily due to the surprise election of an unknown in Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Israel is estimated to have between 200-400 nuclear weapons and well-developed missile delivery systems, but there are neither confirmations nor denials nor other information regarding the intent to use them in the operations allegedly being planned.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iran-Israel_relations   (1784 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Israel has diplomatic relations with 9 non-Arab Muslim states and with 39 of the 43 Sub-Saharan African states that are not members of the Arab League.
Israel is India's second largest arms provider and the trade volume between the two countries has increased significatly in the past few years.
Within the UNESCO, Israel is a member of the scientific council of the Informatics program, an active member in the International Hydrologic Plan (IHP) and an active member of the Man and Biosphere programme (MAB).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Israel   (1786 words)

  
 Country Pages: Israel
Historical Israel has held extraordinary significance for the Jewish, Islamic, and Christian faiths throughout the region's long and complex history.
From the era of Moses to the modern State of Israel, the area has come under the control of various conquerors and empires including Alexander the Great, the Roman Empire, Christian Crusaders, and the Ottoman Empire.
Extensive information on Israel including foreign relations, culture, religion, famous leaders and personalities, economics, and current events.
www.cies.org /country/israel.htm   (692 words)

  
 Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Using streaming media to respond to the news Publish - Find Articles
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Using streaming media to respond to the news
The Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, located in Jerusalem, is responsible for worldwide foreign relations for Israel.
If the news was broadcast in the United States and the tape had to be mailed to Israel, the department would receive it two days after the broadcast.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zd4149/is_200304/ai_n9477462   (581 words)

  
 Israel - American Jewish Committee
Israel's admission to a regional group of the UN "You brought an impassioned devotion that combined the role of fierce advocate, loving family member, and trusted friend to the cause of Israel's equality [in the UN].
Israel and its Mission here could not have hoped for a better friend and ally than you.
Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN "The silver lining in the current situation is the support of the American Jewish Committee.
www.ajc.org /site/c.ijITI2PHKoG/b.1543483/k.C7AB/Israel.htm   (1132 words)

  
 Weeks Four, Five and Six: Foreign Relations, Education and Security
Israel will call upon the US to release Prisoner of Zion, Jonathon Pollard and will make any official visit to the US conditional on his release.
Its main function will be to encourage aliyah (Jewish immigration) to Israel and strengthening the bond between Israel and the Jewish communities of the Diaspora.
Special emphasis will be placed on the development of Jewish identity and love of the Land and People of Israel through a curriculum based on Jewish history, Israel's geography, archeology, topography, etc., Jewish culture and thought and high level Torah studies.
www.jewishisrael.org /hundred/hundred_05.htm   (785 words)

  
 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 00703040
Most of the documents are declassified and published in accordance with the 1993 agreement bewteen Israeli and Russian Foreign Ministries.
USSR non-interventionin the emigration of 200 Polish Jews in 1945-6 is revealed.
Israel -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- Sources.
www.loc.gov /catdir/enhancements/fy0652/00703040-d.html   (223 words)

  
 Israel - Council on Foreign Relations
Giora Eiland, former national security advisor of Israel, speaks on the foreign policy decisions of Israel as well as the relationship between the political and military leadership and how it has affected the war in Lebanon and the broader Middle East.
Listen to Former Head of the National Security Council Giora Eiland discuss Israel's foreign policy decisions, the relationship between political and military leadership, and how this has affected the war in Lebanon and the broader Middle East.
Watch Former Head of the National Security Council Giora Eiland discuss Israel's foreign policy decisions, the relationship between political and military leadership, and how this has affected the war in Lebanon and the broader Middle East.
www.cfr.org /region/406/israel.html   (667 words)

  
 Modern History of Israel (1948-2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The State of Israel Is Born - Headlines from the World Press - May 1948
Israel's Foreign Relations - Selected Documents, 1947-1974 - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israel's Foreign Relations - Selected Documents 1947 to the present
www.hum.huji.ac.il /Dinur/Internetresources/modern/M.htm   (762 words)

  
 Amazon.com: New Zionism and the Foreign Policy System of Israel: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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www.amazon.com /Zionism-Foreign-Policy-System-Israel/dp/070993341X   (410 words)

  
 Jordanian foreign minister: Relations with Israel are semi-halted
In press statements, Jordanian Foreign Minister Jawad al-Anani said yesterday that relations between Jordan and Israel are semi-halted, and placed the responsibility for this halt on Israel.
He said that the Israeli-Jordanian relations are reduced to the minimum of coordination.
Then the Jordanian minister renewed his confirmation that his country refuses Israel's decision to expand the borders of Jerusalem, saying the plan is illegal and unacceptable, as it is a unilateral step.
www.arabicnews.com /ansub/Daily/Day/980703/1998070323.html   (383 words)

  
 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Middle East - Israel - Foreign Relations
Before 1967, it had established diplomatic relations with a majority of the world's nations, except for the Arab states and most other Muslim countries.
Israel has full diplomatic relations with Egypt and Jordan.
For comments and feedback, write to us at info@GeographyIQ.com.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/is/Israel_relations_summary.htm   (326 words)

  
 Embassy of Israel in Washington DC
for extensive information about Israel and current events in the Middle East.
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert or write to him at: Office of the Prime Minister, Knesset, Jerusalem, Israel.
The Embassy of Israel offers unpaid internships for college students through its Department of Public Affairs.
www.israelemb.org /non-political-FAQ.html   (446 words)

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