By Ian S. Lustick
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Disagreements over policies, actions, and national interests are probable, but there is general agreement that the importance of the links to both countries will override any sentiment to withdraw mutual support. At the dine of writing those relations are being tested in connection with two episodes, the Pollard spy case, and the Iran-Contra arms scandal. By the time of publication, it will be known if these incidents have harmed the "special relationship," or not. All three sources considered here would point to a prediction of no long term effect.
He opts for a "Jordan solution," ceding Gaza and some (but not all) of the West Bank, and the Palestinian population to Jordan (not the Allon Plan for a Palestinian enclave surrounded by Israel). Israel would cooperate with Jordan in maintaining security, creating at least functional allies. Syria would oppose the arrangement, and Israel would have to bear continuing Syrian (and PLO) enmity and military threat, and help Jordan in its conflicts with Syria. Syria would then act in support of the PLO within its borders and in Lebanon, but would exercise control over the PLO.
5. Defense, Security, and Peace Policies: maintaining agreement over national security and defense imperatives, with Israel's unique pattern of military participation, in light of questioned legitimacy after the Lebanon war; plus dealing with the state of war with most neighboring countries. 6. S. Relations: coping with Israel's relative isolation in international organizations and bilateral relationships; maintaining the "special relationship" with the United States, despite sometimes differing goals and controversial actions.
Books on Israel, Volume 1 by Ian S. Lustick