Palestinian Geography and the Peace Process: A Cartographic Addendum

  • John J. Simon
Keywords: Geography, History, Inequality


These maps add a graphic dimension that will help readers understand just what has, and has not, gone on in the Middle East peace process. In the years since the Oslo process began in 1993, Israel has claimed to adhere to a "land for peace" principle, asserting, in effect, that in return for secure national borders it would relinquish control over the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Implicit was the idea that in those territories a Palestinian state would be established.