Jerusalem and US Foreign Policy / القدس والسياسة الامريكية

This paper deals with a number of important historical issues relating to
Jerusalem: the importance of Jerusalem to the three religions, Jerusalem
under ottoman rule, the appearance of political Zionism, and Jerusalem
under the British Mandate. In the modern context, it discusses US policy
towards Jerusalem before 1948; official American and UN policy towards
Jerusalem between 1948 and 1950; the US, Arab and Israeli positions toward
Jerusalem; Israeli settlements; and the Jerusalem policies of US presidents
Reagan and Bush.

Dec. 1, 1991