Terrorism and the Israeli-palestinian peace process

Öztürk, Tuğçe
This thesis analyzes the issue of terrorism regarding the Palestinian-Israeli Peace Process. The role of two sides on the ongoing violence and terrorism will be discussed comparatively. Focusing on the Peace Process, the thesis will trace whether terrorist activities had an impact on the collapse of the Peace Process and also will demonstrate how a peace process produced an Israeli state more militarized and a Palestinian society more radicalized and religious than ever before.


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Citation Formats
T. Öztürk, “Terrorism and the Israeli-palestinian peace process,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2010.