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The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Petter Bauck and Mohammed Omer


More than twenty years have passed since Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) concluded the Oslo Accords, or Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements for Palestine. It was declared “a political breakthrough of immense importance.” Israel officially accepted the PLO as the legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, and the PLO recognized the right of Israel to exist. Critical views were voiced at the time about how the self-government established under the leadership of Yasser Arafat created a Palestinian-administered Israeli occupation, rath ... More

Keywords: Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO, Yasser Arafat, Israeli occupation, Oslo Accords, Palestinians

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9789774167706
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Petter Bauck, editor
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

Mohammed Omer, editor

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