Vol. 5 No. 2 (2022): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs
Articles

GROWING CLOSE RELATIONS OF ISRAEL WITH ARAB NATIONS INTENTIONS, PROSPECTS, AND FUTURE IMPLICATIONS

Published 2022-05-29

Abstract

The creation of Israel surrounded by Arab states raised the hostility in the region. Since 1948 this establishment resulted in multiple wars, agreements, and socio-political unrest. The region initially rejected Israel completely, they wanted expulsion of the Jew state and the creation of a Palestinian state but a gradual realization of reality started, and Egypt was the Muslim State who recognize Israel in 1978 in Camp David Accord. It was the beginning of a new era where Arabs start thinking of their benefits rather than the miseries of poor Palestinians. The advancement in friendly relations between Arab nations and Israel has appeared as a substantial new dynamic of the 21st century in the politics of the Middle East. After Egypt and Jordon, now Bahrain, Morocco, Sudan, and UAE recognized Israel and made multiple deals transforming the outlook of regional politics. It will also shift the strategic imperatives of the region. The region which was known as the bone of contention and suffered from every kind of war faced rivalries based on sectarian, racial, territorial, and political confrontations now ready to change its approach and initiate a path of diplomatic peace. The particular essay intended to focus on present revolutionary changes in some Arab countries' policies and the reasons for these deviations. The research is also impending to find the future consequences on the region of this change and what will be the prospects of regional peace in forthcoming years.