Explores many of the relevant historical and contemporary factors contributing to the present state of conflict between Israel and Palestine.
The current situation in the Middle East is one of conflict, but nowhere is the conflict more consolidated than between Palestine and Israel. During the past two years, a state of tension that has existed for centuries has erupted in new violence, and the conflict that has manifest therein is only becoming worse. In the quest to better prevent future damage, it is absolutely necessary both to explore the history that has created the conflict and to examine its current state. This paper explores the numerous factors that have contributed to the present state of the conflict between Palestine and Israel in order to assess the potential future therein.