Middle Eastern politics of the 1990s have been characterized by a drive towards peace. Whether this is successful or not will depend on the negotiating process. These articles discuss the challenges, and provide some practical advice on how risks of failure could be avoided.

chapter |26 pages

Patrons, Clients, and Allies in the Arab-Israeli Conflict

ByGerald L. Sorokin

chapter |31 pages

War and Peace as Rational Choice in the Middle East

ByMartin Sherman, Gideon Doron

chapter |29 pages

Confidence and Security Building Measures in the Middle East

ByAriel E. Levite, Emily B. Landau

chapter |31 pages

The Middle East Peace Process and Regional Security

ByBen D. Mor