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Israel vs Palestine

Years: 1949-2014
Battle deaths: 14,246 [1]
Onesided violence: 970 [2]

Published prior to 2013 | Altered: 2014-12-09 18:25:21

 

"The Israel-Palestine conflict in essence revolves around the issue of what state should exist in the territories that today are either in the state of Israel, or are occupied by the same. In this conflict over territory the state of Israel is opposed by various armed Palestinian movements."

Source: Uppsala Conflict Data Program (Date of retrieval: 2013-04-16) UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia, Uppsala University



Wikipedia (retrieved 2013-04-16)

The Israeli–Palestinian conflict is the ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians that began in the early 20th century. The conflict is wide-ranging, and the term is also used in reference to the earlier phases of the same conflict, between the Zionist yishuv and the Arab population living in Palestine under Ottoman and then British rule. It forms part of the wider Arab–Israeli conflict. The remaining key issues are: mutual recognition, borders, security, water rights, control of Jerusalem, Israeli settlements, Palestinian freedom of movement and finding a resolution to the refugee question. The violence resulting from the conflict has prompted international actions, as well as other security and human rights concerns, both within and between both sides, and internationally. In addition, the violence has curbed expansion of tourism in the region, which is full of historic and religious sites that are of interest to many people around the world.

Many attempts have been made to broker a two-state solution, involving the creation of an independent Palestinian state alongside an independent Jewish state or next to the State of Israel (after Israel’s establishment in 1948). In 2007 a majority of both Israelis and Palestinians, according to a number of polls, preferred the two-state solution over any other solution as a means of resolving the conflict. Moreover, a considerable majority of the Jewish public sees the Palestinians’demand for an independent state as just, and thinks Israel can agree to the establishment of such a state. A majority of Palestinians and Israelis view the West Bank and Gaza Strip as an acceptable location of the hypothetical Palestinian state in a two-state solution. However, there are significant areas of disagreement over the shape of any final agreement and also regarding the level of credibility each side sees in the other in upholding basic commitments.

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Data Sources

[1] Battle deaths: PRIO Battle Deaths Dataset v3.0 (link) (1946-88) UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2014 (link) (1989-) ID: #37

NOTE! Fatality data for 2014 has not yet been added for this conflict.
Low: 5,011 High: 14,732


[2] UCDP One-sided Violence Dataset v 1.4-2014 (1989-2013) (link) including actors: Government of Israel, PIJ, Hamas, AMB
Low: 964 High: 1,158


Categories: Arab-Israeli Wars

Nation(s) involved with troops in this war (in some cases the modern-day state(s) in the contested territory) with links to UCDP conflict encyclopedia, if available.

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