Anatomy of a Peace Plan

In essence, the Fahd plan does not differ basically from the general position that the moderate Arab states have maintained since the Rabat summit in 1974. The eight-point proposal contains some elements that clearly are acceptable to all sides, some that appear negotiable and others that now seem to defy all efforts at compromise. The points and the problems they pose:

> Israel's withdrawal from all Arab territories that it occupied after the 1967 war. This territory includes the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights and, most important, the West Bank of the Jordan River and East Jerusalem, which the Palestinians claim as...

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