The geopolitics of ‘Enclavisation’and the demise of a two-stateSolution to the Israeli – Palestinian conflict

  title={The geopolitics of ‘Enclavisation’and the demise of a two-stateSolution to the Israeli – Palestinian conflict},
  author={Ghazi Falah},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={1341 - 1372}
  • G. Falah
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Political Science
  • Third World Quarterly
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