Abraham Accords: A Journey From Arab-Israeli to Palestinian-Israeli Conflict


  • Huma Baqai Social Sciences and Liberal Arts, Institute of Business Administration , Karachi, Pakistan
  • Sabiha Mehreen Social Sciences and Liberal Arts, Institute of Business Administration , Karachi, Pakistan




Abraham Accords, Arab-Israeli Conflict, Palestine, Two-State Solution, Peace in Middle East


The western hype over Abraham Accords is evident from their exploitation of the overused phrase “historical moment” in international relations. A shift in Arab-Israeli relations has  been stamped with the signing of Abraham Accords, whereby the Arab veto over the recognition  of the Palestinian state, in return for Israeli recognition, is practically over. The unexpected shift of alliances in Middle East have defined new battle lines. Israel has joined forces with  UAE, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia – against perhaps Iran and Turkey. Despite the commitment  to halt further settlements, Palestine is the ultimate victim. The two-state solution, in spirit, is all but buried. Comprehensive peace processes are multi-level and multi-layered and involve pragmatic efforts to build the widest consensus possible around a shared future. However, Abraham Accords lacks just that; it is both elitist and imposed. The paper is an attempt to  explore the changing ground realities by exploring both history and the contemporary scenario. It examines both long-term and short-term impact of the accords on the stakeholders and the  regional players


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How to Cite

Baqai, H., & Mehreen, S. (2021). Abraham Accords: A Journey From Arab-Israeli to Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. JISR Management and Social Sciences & Economics, 19(1), 113–126. https://doi.org/10.31384/jisrmsse/2021.19.1.8



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