Chapter 7. Realpolitik and the Peace Process after 9/11

  1. Dr Rosemary Hollis Director Visiting Professor Head

Published Online: 17 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324365.ch7

Britain and the Middle East in the 9/11 Era

Britain and the Middle East in the 9/11 Era

How to Cite

Hollis, R. (2010) Realpolitik and the Peace Process after 9/11, in Britain and the Middle East in the 9/11 Era, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324365.ch7

Author Information

  1. City University London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102971

Online ISBN: 9781444324365

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Keywords:

  • Realpolitik and the Peace Process after 9/II;
  • Britain's role in Middle East peace process - combined support for US diplomacy;
  • Clinton administration, and Washington's lead - Britain and members of EU following;
  • counter-terrorism and Palestinian statehood;
  • Blair's diplomatic buffeting in region - government's strategy on US-led campaign in Afghanistan;
  • counter-terrorism and road to Baghdad;
  • battle for peace process, run-up to Iraq invasion - Blair and his team, reviving Middle East peace process;
  • New twist, Bush's vision and the road map;
  • British interest in Israeli–Palestinian conflict resolution - through two-state formula;
  • Blair, hailing the ‘ripple of change’ - throughout the Middle East

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Counter-terrorism and Palestinian statehood

  • Counter-terrorism and the road to Baghdad

  • Outmanoeuvred on the road map

  • Reality overtakes idealism

  • Blair the peace envoy