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Grasping the Nettle of Peace

Grasping the Nettle of Peace

February 2001
Trade Paperback · 170 Pages
$24.95 U.S. · $30.00 CAN
ISBN 9780863561696
Saqi Books


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Veteran figure within the Palestinian movement and co-founder of Fateh with Yasser Arafat, al-Hassan, spells out a bold plan for Middle East peace, advocating a radical strategy based on a Swiss-style confederation of Israel, Palestine and Jordan.

About the Author

Khaled al-Hassan was born in Haifa in 1928. He is the author of many books on the Palestinian problem and, as chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the Palestine National Council, he plays a major international role in talks on the Middle East peace process.