Israel Policy

The West Bank: Its Military Importance

Originally published on 08/17/1988 | by Emanuel Winston

The Israeli-administered territories of Judea and Samaria – called the West Bank politically – represent a major strategic military asset to Israel beyond the political, economic and historical rights’ issues.  Soviet Foreign Minister Shevardnadze stressed the... Read More


Peace Plans

Reciprocal Autonomy and Settlement

Originally published on 1/27/1989 | by Emanuel Winston

Consider a process wherein Israel agrees to accept a modest number of “refugee” Palestinians into Judea and Samaria under a settlement/ autonomy plan.  Concurrently, Jordan would be publically invited to accept a similar number of Palestinian... Read More


Peace Plans

A Usable Peace Plan

Originally published on 1/27/1989 | by Emanuel Winston

It appears that Israel is expected to come up with a working agenda for the West Bank Palestinians…or the U.S., Soviet Union and Europe will impose a solution.  The imposition of this solution would be wrapped... Read More


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