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an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000

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This Russian policy was in sharp contrast to Putin's early policy on Hamas, when a visiting Israeli delegation to Moscow at the start of the Al-Aksa Intifadah, in the fall of 2000, was told by Sergei Lavrov, then head of Russia's Security Council, that the terrorism Israelis were facing in Gaza and the West Bank was exactly what Moscow faced in Chechnya.
It was what sank the negotiations at Camp David in July 2000, and it was what ignited the second intifadah.
In 1997 Francis Boyle addressed the residents of Gaza in commemoration of the ten-year anniversary of the first Intifadah against Israeli occupation, calling upon the Palestinian Authority to bring a charge of genocide against the State of Israel to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for its violation of the 1948 Genocide Convention.
In 2002, there was no war in Iraq, the second Intifadah (2) was raging, and Iran's ambitions to become the region's hegemon armed with nuclear weapons were far more muted.
And the Palestinians who chose Hamas in turn chose a government that would refuse to negotiate with Israel or recognize their Jewish neighbor; they chose a government that would carry on perpetual intifadah.
Bin Laden then discussed the 2000 Intifadah (Palestinian uprising).
The current wave of growth began in 2003, following a deep recession brought on by the second intifadah, which erupted in September 2000, together with the bursting of the global high-tech bubble.
Growing in militancy, the Western Saharan independence movement has spawned its own intifadah, a decentralized, youth-led, anti-Moroccan protest movement in the occupied region.
In the book, he traces the development of federal ideas in the writings of prominent Zionist leaders from the Balfour declaration through to the First Intifadah.
The outbreak of the al-Aqsa Intifadah and the need to suppress demonstrations of Jordanian support for it, followed by "Washington-friendly justifications for increased political repression after 11 September 2001" (72) provided further impetus for the reversal.
The second intifadah, which broke out in September 2000, together with the bursting of the global hi tech bubble, was followed by an unprecedented contraction of economic activity in Israel.
Surely, Yasser Arafat's sudden departure from Camp David then followed by the Intifadah underscores that point.
The enemy is engaged in a widespread terrorist campaign much more similar to the Intifadah or the IRA's or ETA's attacks, if more concentrated and destructive.
The intifadah is Palestinian self-determination, and is not a figure of speech.
During the three and a half years of the Intifadah (uprising), begun in September 2000, suicide bombers have killed some 450 Israelis, and many more have been wounded.