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U.S. Middle East Peace Policy and America's Role in the Middle East Peace Process, 1989-1993


Primary sources illustrate the correspondence and debate that accompanied a new era in diplomacy.

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Date Range: 1989-1993
Content: 93,234 pages
Source Library: George H.W. Bush Library

As early as May 1989, Secretary of State James Baker maintained that Israel should abandon its expansionist policies, a remark some took as a signal that the pro-Israel Reagan years were over. After the 1991 Gulf War, President George H. W. Bush believed a window of opportunity existed to use the political capital generated by the U.S. victory to revitalize the Arab-Israeli peace process.

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With its wealth of White House-based primary sources, U.S. Middle East Peace Policy and America’s Role in the Middle East Peace Process, 1989-1993 supports research in Middle East and global studies, political science, international relations, diplomacy and more. Researchers can read letters sent by Jewish, Muslim and Christian groups expressing concerns or support for the Bush policies; replies offered by the White House defend the administration’s policy.

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