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Behind the Middle East Conflict: The Real Impasse Between Arab and Jew
Behind the Middle East Conflict: The Real Impasse Between Arab and Jew
By Gil Carl Alroy
Putnam, 1975, 317 pp

At the base of the conflict, according to AlRoy, lie the misperceptions that Arabs and Jews have of each other, and that outsiders have of both. He scorns the mechanistic approach of Western diplomacy and sees hope only in a federative solution giving both sides the semblance of what they want.