Israel, Palestine and Jordan: Triangle of Peace or Conflict?

  • Helena Lindholm-Schulz
  • Michael Schulz
Part of the The New Regionalism book series (NERE)


Since the beginning of the peace process in the Middle East, a discussion on the potentials for regional integration has come to the fore. In the aftermath of the devastating Gulf War, the Madrid conference was set up, leading to several tracks of peace negotiations. One set of tracks was the bilateral negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians-Jordanians, Syria and Lebanon, and another was the multilateral negotiations on water, refugees, environment, economic development and arms control where Israel, Jordan, the Palestinians, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, the Gulf states and the Maghreb states are supposed to participate. The agreements signed hitherto all include commitments to regional co-operation and integration, and relative ‘peace’ is seen as leading to regional integration, transforming the Middle East from a region defined by its conflicts to a region of relative peace and prosperity.


Middle East Gaza Strip Peace Process Debt Relief Multilateral Negotiation 
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  • Michael Schulz

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