The Jordanian Disengagement: Causes and Effects

This paper represents the free expression of its author and does not necessarily represent the judgement or opinions of PASSIA. The presentation of these articles, originally intended as lectures to be delivered on August 20, 1988, was banned by the authorities when all academic and cultural meetings in East Jerusalem were forbidden to take place.

Date:
Sept. 1, 1998
Language:
English, Arabic
Contents

The Jordanian Disengagement: Causes and Effects

Preparing for the Disengagement Procedures of the Disengagement
1) Jordan's Motives
2) Palestinian Factors
3) Arab Factors
4) Israeli Factors
5) International Factors

Effects of the Disengagement

The Supposed Political Vacuum
Palestinians in the Jordanian State
The Palestine Liberation Organization

Israel Confronted with the Palestinian Option