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Brokers of Deceit: How the US Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East

  title={Brokers of Deceit: How the US Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East},
  author={R. Khalidi},
  • R. Khalidi
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • Early in his single-term presidency, Jimmy Carter dismissed as ‘just semantics’ a flap that arose after he extemporaneously echoed Israel’s position that any peace settlement with its neighbours required ‘defensible borders’.(1) In fact, as his aides quickly clarified, Carter had actually meant a return to Israel’s pre-1967 borders with minor adjustments for security – a position officially held by previous U.S. administrations.(2) Carter’s apparently off-the-cuff remarks had gone beyond the… CONTINUE READING
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