Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

Since the Gulf war, the Palestinian cause has entered an entirely new phase, one that is not merely a consequence of the war in the narrow sense. The Gulf crisis was the setting for a series of confrontations between local and international forces of such intensity that it is difficult to find a precedent. If the war fit into the formal category of a regional war with foreign intervention, it also had the character of a world war, given the international interests involved.

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How to cite this article:

Azmi Bishara "Palestine in the New Order," Middle East Report 175 (March/April 1992).