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The work is well organized because the author’s aim is to unearth the PLO’s transformation from extremism to national politics. One can see that the work explores the foundation, expansion, and maturity of the PLO within Palestinian context. For instance, the first chapter deals with the foundation of PLO, aiming to form a separate nation for the Palestinians by washing out Israel from the Arab world. The following chapters deal with problems within this organizations leadership, its transformation to terrorism, Arafat’s organization’s alliance with PLO, its consequences, including terrorism and diplomatic missions. Besides, the other chapters including the final chapter deal with the PLO’s interactions with the other states within the Arab world, and the PLO’s transformation to a political elite group in 1990s. The historical evidence to prove the author’s primary argument is that PLO’s transformation in 1990s helped the PLO to attract international attention towards the problems faced by the Palestinians.
The author’s argument is based on the fact that the PLO’s loose structure allows it to play dual role in the internal politics of the Middle East Asian area. To be specific, PLO can be regarded as a political organization aiming to extend its influence among Palestinians by using extremism as its primary tool. Barry M. Rubin stated that, “As a case study, the PLO’s history, - from its founding in 1964 to its transformation in 1993- poses a series of fascinating theoretical, political, diplomatic, and military problems” (xii). The PLO knows that Israel cannot be totally destroyed, but extremism can fill the Palestinian minds with hope on their future. Later, the PLO proved to be ineffective as a political extremist organization. But within this scenario, Yasir Arafat’s initiative changed
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