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The Global Offensive: The United States, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Making of the Post-Cold War Order

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On March 21, 1968, Yasir Arafat and his guerrillas made the fateful decision to break with conventional guerrilla tactics, choosing to stand and fight an Israeli attack on the al-Karama refugee camp in Jordan. They suffered terrible casualties, but they won a stunning symbolic victory that transformed Arafat into an Arab hero and allowed him to launch a worldwide campaign, ...more
Hardcover, 324 pages
Published October 5th 2012 by Oxford University Press (UK) (first published August 17th 2012)
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