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NCJ Number: 63169 Find in a Library
Title: SAVAGE KINSHIP - A CHRONOLOGY OF THE USE OF VIOLENCE FOR POLITICAL ENDS IN ARAB COUNTRIES
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Carta Jerusalem
Israel
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency: Carta Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
Sale Source: Carta Jerusalem
Mazie Street
P.O.B. 2500
Jerusalem,
Israel
Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: Israel
Annotation: THIS CHRONOLOGY, COMPILED FROM ARAB SOURCES AND PUBLISHED IN ISRAEL, LISTS ACTS OF VIOLENCE COMMITTED FOR POLITICAL GOALS WITHIN OR AMONG THE 18 ARAB COUNTRIES FROM 1948 THROUGH 1973.
Abstract: ACTS OF VIOLENCE LISTED INCLUDE REVOLUTIONS, MILITARY TAKEOVERS OF GOVERNMENTS, MURDERS, WARS, SUBVERSION, BREAKING OFF OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS, AND POLITICAL UNIONS AND DISSOLUTIONS. SINCE 1948 THERE HAVE BEEN 30 SUCCESSFUL REVOLUTIONS IN THE ARAB COUNTRIES AND AT LEAST 44 UNSUCCESSFUL ONES. OVER 80 KNOWN POLITICAL MURDERS HAVE OCCURRED; 18 HEADS OF STATE AND PRIME MINISTERS HAVE BEEN KILLED. THERE HAVE BEEN 12 BORDER CLASHES, WARS, OR CIVIL WARS. CERTAIN GOVERNMENTS, ESPECIALLY EGYPT, HAVE OFTEN TRIED TO SUBVERT OTHER ARAB STATES' REGIMES. IN THE PAST 15 YEARS, ARAB GOVERNMENTS HAVE SUSPENDED OR BROKEN OFF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH ONE ANOTHER 21 TIMES. ALL FIVE ATTEMPTS TO FORM MULTINATIONAL ARAB STATES SINCE 1958 HAVE FAILED. THE GOVERNMENTS OF IRAQ, SYRIA, AND SUDAN HAVE COMMITTED MASS MURDER AGAINST THEIR CITIZENS. MAPS AND CHRONOLOGICAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS IN EACH COUNTRY ARE INCLUDED. (CFW)
Index Term(s): Algeria; Arab Republic of Egypt; Arab terrorist groups; Assassination; Chronologies; Iraq; Jordan; Lebanon; Libyan Arab Republic; Middle East; Morocco; Political impact of terrorism; Politically motivated violent crimes; Sovereignty offenses; Sudan; Terrorism/Mass Violence; Tunisia; US Armed Forces
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