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The Oslo Accords – International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements - Oxford Scholarship Online
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The Oslo Accords: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements

Geoffrey R. Watson


This book presents a legal analysis of the Oslo Accords. The book begins by rejecting suggestions that the Accords are non-binding political undertakings. It argues instead that they are binding international agreements between subjects of international law. The book next analyses Israeli and Palestinian compliance with the Accords. It concludes that each side has a mixed record of compliance, but that neither side has committed so serious a breach as to warrant termination of the Accords. Finally, the book offers some suggestions on how international law might help shape a final status agreem ... More

Keywords: international agreements, international law, Israel, Palestine, compliance, Oslo Accords

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Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198298915
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298915.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geoffrey R. Watson, author
The Catholic University of America

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