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Further Reading

Web Sites | Books

Terror in Black September by David Raab
Read one hostage's memories of the 1970 hijackings.

Leila Khaled: In Her Own Words
Read Aviation Security International's 2000 interview with the Palestinian guerrilla and learn about the hijackings in which she participated.

The Savvy Traveler: Airport Security
Learn the history of airport security on this archived Web site of a public radio program.

MidEastWeb: Israeli-Palestinian Relations
This site, created by Arabs, Jews and others who want to build a new Middle East based on coexistence and neighborly relations, provides a comprehensive timeline of Israeli-Palestinian history and the Israel-Arab conflict.

American Experience: Jimmy Carter
Learn more about President Carter's historic efforts to secure peace in the Middle East.

Frontline: Shattered Dreams of Peace
A report from the PBS investigative series explores what happened to the prospects for peace in the Middle East from 1993 to 2002.

Frontline: Battle for the Holy Land
Another Frontline report takes viewers inside the worlds of Palestinian militants and Israeli commando units, revealing the strategies, weaponry, and intelligence gathering tactics that have fueled the recent cycles of violence.

Web Sites | Books

Abu-Sharif, Bassam, and Uzi Mahnaimi. Best of Enemies. Boston: Little, Brown, 1995.

Arey, James A. The Sky Pirates. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1972.

Livingston, Neil C., and David Halevy. Inside the PLO: Covert Units, Secret Funds, and the War Against Israel and the United States. New York: William Morrow, 1990.

Oren, Michael B. Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Phillips, David. Skyjack: The Story of Air Piracy. London: George G. Harrap, 1973.

Quandt, William B. Peace Process: American Diplomacy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict since 1967. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Quandt, William B., Fuad Jabber and Ann Mosely Lesch. The Politics of Palestinian Nationalism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

Rubin, Barry. Revolution Until Victory? The Politics and History of the PLO. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994.

Snow, Peter, and David Phillips. The Arab Hijack War: The True Story of 25 Days in September, 1970. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.

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