العلاقات الأمريكية العربية لماذا يكره الفلسطينيون أمريكا
US - Arab Relations Why Palestinians Hate America
مهيره احمد محمد طه
maharah ahmed mohammad taha
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This research is an attempt to 'fill in' certain gaps related to Palestinian antipathy towards United States of America. The main concerns of this research is to explore the motives behind Palestinian antipathy towards United States of America, and identifying the factors which has affected the Arab view towards America. The research investigates the possible methods for regaining the balanced relations between Arabs including Palestinians in one hand and the United States of America on the other hand. Moreover, the study investigate the effects of certain demographic variables including gender, academic qualification, career and age on the antipathy of Arabs as well as Palestinians towards America. The research attempted to point out the major "hidden" reasons behind such negative typical view and the enmity of Palestinians and Arabs towards the United States of America. The study has explored the role of the American foreign policy towards the Palestinian cause in Particular and the Arab issues in general, and the effect of the American enmity towards Islam and Muslims in the raise of this enmity, the study suggested certain methods to improve the Arab and Palestinian attitudes towards America. The sample of the study consisted of the West Bank, Palestinian adults who are above 18 . A sample of 300 citizen was randomly chosen, in which the researcher has designed a questioner which consist of 45 items, and the statistical packages of social sciences(SPSS) has been utilized for data analysis. The researcher has come up with the following major results: The total responses' score of the sample of the study was high in relation to US attitudes towards the war against terror domain, the war against Iraq and Afghanistan, and the US position concerning Islam, Muslims and the Palestinian cause domain, and the Arab and Palestinian view towards Us domain as it was(86%). The American Administration should be neutral concerning the Palestinian Israeli conflict, and it has to spare no efforts to reach to an accepted final settlement for the dispute without being partial to the Israeli side. Besides, the researcher recommended to provide the economic and political support to the Arab world by the American administration in order to be developed. Moreover the American Administration should recognize the Palestinian resistance organizations, and not to consider the a terrorist organization, in addition to the necessity to create a youth forum between the Palestinian and American youth which shall enable both of them to get to know each other closely. Finally the researcher recommended the necessity to make an academic integration including the American Studies at Al Quds and Al Najah Universities with the aim to bridge the relation of knowledge and mutual understanding between the two nations, and to sponsor the process of the circulation of books and prints in Arabic which reflects the ideal experiment of the Americans.
- Regional Studies