1 January 2012
This paper investigates why Israel has been willing to withdraw from some disputed territories and not others over the course of the Israeli-Arab peace process. In particular, it focuses on how competing narratives of security and national defense versus homeland and national identity shape contemporary Israeli attitudes toward territorial compromise. Utilizing controlled individual-level...

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