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Rabinovich, Itamar 1942-

Works: 92 works in 345 publications in 4 languages and 15,606 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources  Biography  Biographies  Television news programs 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
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Most widely held works by Itamar Rabinovich
The war for Lebanon, 1970-1983 by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

33 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel in the Middle East : documents and readings on society, politics, and foreign relations, 1948-present by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An anthology of the most important documents on the domestic and foreign policy of the modern state of Israel, in relation to the rest of the Middle East." "This anthology, completely revised and updated from the original edition in 1984, provides convenient access to the most significant documents of the Zionist movement since 1882 and of Israel's domestic policies and foreign policies between 1948 and 2006." "Comprised largely of primary sources from Israeli, Arab, and American records, documents encompass not only political and diplomatic history but also economic, cultural, legal, and social aspects of the region as well. The second edition also addresses areas not covered by the 1984 volume: a new chapter on the pre-state period, additional documents that reflect the Palestinian perspective, and the voices of women. Divided into eight chronological sections, documents are introduced by an overview of the entire era. They are annotated and preceded by explanatory headnotes."--Jacket
Waging peace : Israel and the Arabs at the end of the century by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The conflicts between Israel and its Arab neighbors have lasted for more than half a century. How can they be ended? In Waging Peace, the noted scholar-diplomat Itamar Rabinovich goes beyond the old formulas to suggest new ways of understanding how to achieve normalized relations between Jews and Arabs."--Jacket
The road not taken : early Arab-Israeli negotiations by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of the 1948 war, Rabinovich writes, the seeds of the present turmoil in the Middle East were sown: confused and debated borders, hundreds of thousands of Arab refugees, internal struggles over each government's political agenda. In 1949, the Arab world was divided as never before--Iraq and Transjordan were at odds with Saudi Arabia and Egypt--and each state wrestled with its own negotations with Israel. King Abdallah of Transjordan negotiated with Israel with an eye toward siezing what is now called the West Bank and--ultimately--the Hejaz in the Arabian Peninsula. The region's first military dictator, Husni al-Zaim of Syria, offered an intriguing, if illusory, opening, as he sought a permanent settlement with Israel so he could concentrate on internal issues. Zaim, the book shows, was allied to the U.S. intelligence community. Egypt approached the armistice talks with its own goals in mind, seeking the southern Negev desert and other gains. Behind the scenes stood the region's last imperial power, Great Britain, whose manipulations were suspected by all parties even where they did not exist. And farther back loomed the U.S., about to succeed Britain as the dominant Western power in the region. Within Israel, fierce debates raged over how to handle negotiations (echoing clearly in our own time), some favoring a settlement with Amman based on a recognition of Transjordan's annexation of the West Bank, others--like Ben-Gurion--advocating overtures to Egypt, as the region's most integrated and stable Arab state. With a keen analytical eye and detailed brushstrokes, Rabinovich paints a vivid portrait of these pivotal rounds of diplomacy from 1949 to 1952, showing how a permanent peace came within reach, only to slip away for years to come
From June to October : the Middle East between 1967 and 1973 by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The causes of the October War in Israel can be traced to the political, economic, and strategic processes that occurred in the Middle East between 1967 and 1973. The papers compiled in this book were presented in the aftermath of the October War at an international colloquium held at Tel Aviv University.The growth 'and power of Middle East oil-producing countries, changes in inter-Arab relations, domestic policies, foreign policies, and strategic changes in the Middle East arena are analyzed and evaluated by American and Israeli scholars. American foreign policy, Soviet military doctrine, and Arab war aims are dealt with as well. The introduction which summarizes the discussion reflects the perspective of December 1974 from which the events of the years 1967-1973 were seen and evaluated.Contents and Contributors:THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE GREAT POWERS William B. Quandt, Oded Eran, Rainer Biiren STRATEGIC ASPECTS Geoffrey Kemp, Yair Evron, Amnon Sela ECONOMIC ASPECTS Eliyahu Kanovsky, Eliezer Sheffer, Benjamin Shwadran SYRIA AND EGYPT Daniel Dishon, Shimon Shamir, Itamar Rabinovich THE PALESTINE PROBLEM Uriel Dann, Gabriel Ben Dor, Elie Rekhess, Asher Susser, Varda Ben Zvi PERIPHERAL STATES Haim Shaked, Esther Sourey Webman, Uriel Dann IRAN AND THE PERSIAN GULF Rouhollah J. Ramazani, Aryeh Shmuelevitz, Mordechai Abir"--Provided by publisher
Waging peace : Israel and the Arabs, 1948-2003 by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considerably expanded to include the impact of the 2003 war in Iraq and its aftermath, this new edition of Waging Peace provides a unique insight into the critical debate on the future of peace in the Middle East. A former chief negotiator for Israel, noted scholar-diplomat Itamar Rabinovich examines the complete history of Arab-Israeli relations beginning in 1948. He then gives a vivid account of the peace processes of 1992-1996 and the more dispiriting record since then. His updated analysis on Iraq, Ehud Barak, and Ariel Sharon - and on the expanding role of the United States in the Middle East - sheds new light on the long and tumultuous history between Arabs and Jews." "As Rabinovich brings the conflict into this century, he widens the scope of his proposals for achieving normalized and peaceful Arab-Israeli relations. While he considers the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians - a classic dispute between two national movements claiming the same land - Rabinovich also studies the broader political, cultural, and increasingly religious conflict between Israel and Arab nationalism and discusses the region in an international context."--BOOK JACKET
Ethnicity, pluralism, and the state in the Middle East by Milton J Esman( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Syria under the Baʻth, 1963-66; the Army Party symbiosis by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

15 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yitzhak Rabin : soldier, leader, statesman by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insider's perspective on the life and influence of Israel's first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination More than two decades have passed since prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination in 1995, yet he remains an unusually intriguing and admired modern leader. A native-born Israeli, Rabin became an inextricable part of his nation's pre-state history and subsequent evolution. This revealing account of his life, character, and contributions draws not only on original research but also on the author's recollections as one of Rabin's closest aides. An awkward politician who became a statesman, a soldier who became a peacemaker, Rabin is best remembered for his valiant efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and for the Oslo Accords. Itamar Rabinovich provides new insights into Rabin's relationships with powerful leaders including Bill Clinton, Jordan's King Hussein, and Henry Kissinger, his desire for an Israeli-Syrian peace plan, and the political developments that shaped his tenure. The author also assesses the repercussions of Rabin's murder: Netanyahu's ensuing election and the rise of Israel's radical right wing
The lingering conflict : Israel, the Arabs, and the Middle East, 1948-2011 by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

26 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A detailed history and analysis of Arab-Israeli relations and the conflict between two peoples claiming the same land, exploring through firsthand experience how these relations have been shaped over the years and assessing the prospects for a peaceful future"--Résumé de l'éditeur
The Middle East and the United States : perceptions and policies by Haim Shaked( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indeholdermaterialer fra et seminar i Tel Aviv i 1978 med deltagelse af videnskabsmænd fra USA, Europa og Israel. Seminaret beskæftigede sig med emner vedrørende overgangen fra et Britisk til en Amerikansk æra i Mellemøsten, formuleringen af den Amerikanske politik og interesse i området herunder spørgsmålet om politisk konkurrence imellem USA og Europa. Videre behandles Sovjetunionens opfattelse af den amerikanske rolle i Mellemøsten
The view from Damascus : state, political community and foreign relations in twentieth-century Syria by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despatches from Damascus : Gilbert MacKereth and British policy in the Levant, 1933-1939 by Michael G Fry( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel and the Arab turmoil by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Itamar Rabinovich examines how Israel is facing a new and changing regional order in the Middle East, from the ramifications of the Arab Spring to a receding US role and beyond. The author looks specifically at Israel's evolving relationships with Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, and the Palestinians. He asserts that, although some new developments pose threats to Israel's national security and diplomatic position, Israel could take advantage of some of those changes to become a more active and better integrated player in the region's politics. For this to happen, he concludes, Israel should take advantage of the massive effort invested by US Secretary of State John Kerry to bring about an Israeli-Palestinian final status agreement."--Publisher's description
Israel facing a new Middle East : in search of a national security strategy by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Damascus, Jerusalem, and Washington : the Syrian-Israeli relationship as a U.S. policy issue by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This analysis paper brings together three interrelated issues: 1). The Israeli-Syrian relationship (i.e., the two countries' conflict and the efforts to resolve it ; 2). Washington's bilateral relationship with Damascus ; 3). And the role played by these two issues within the larger context of U.S. policy in the MIddle East -- preface (p.xi)
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Israeli Ambassador to the US Itamar Rabinovich discusses the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the impact on peace negotiations with the Palestinians; NBC's Andrea Mitchell discusses the diplomatic fallout of the assassination; Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS) discusses the Republican presidential primary and his position on the budget process; and Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) discusses government spending and Medicare
Religion and nationalism in the Middle East : the case of Lebanon by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of fragmentation and anticipation : inter-Arab relations in the early 1980ʼs by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brink of peace : the Israeli-Syrian negotiations by Itamar Rabinovich( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the period from 1992 to 1996, Itamar Rabinovich was Israel's ambassador to Washington, and the chief negotiator with Syria. In this book, he looks back at the course of negotiations, terms of which were known to a surprisingly small group of American, Israeli, and Syrian officials. After Benjamin Netanyahu's election as Israel's prime minister in May 1996, a controversy developed. Even with Netanyahu's change of policy and harder line toward Damascus, Syria began claiming that both Rabin and his successor Peres had pledged full withdrawal from the Golan Heights. Rabinovich takes the reader through the maze of diplomatic subtleties to explain the differences between hypothetical discussion and actual commitment. The author portrays all sides and participants with remarkable flair and empathy, as only a privileged player in the events could do. In any assessment of future negotiations in the Middle East, Itamar Rabinovich's book will prove indispensable
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The war for Lebanon, 1970-1983
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English (239)

Hebrew (4)

Spanish (2)

Polish (1)

Israel in the Middle East : documents and readings on society, politics, and foreign relations, 1948-presentWaging peace : Israel and the Arabs at the end of the centuryWaging peace : Israel and the Arabs, 1948-2003The lingering conflict : Israel, the Arabs, and the Middle East, 1948-2011The view from Damascus : state, political community and foreign relations in twentieth-century SyriaDamascus, Jerusalem, and Washington : the Syrian-Israeli relationship as a U.S. policy issueThe brink of peace : the Israeli-Syrian negotiations