I’m trying to study for my Writing course and I need some help to understand this question.
The state of Israel has been engaged with Islamic terrorists since its inception and recognition as a country in 1948. Even prior to the establishment of Israel, Jewish and Arab fighters engaged in acts of violence in British-occupied Palestine. In your initial post of at least 300 words in length,
- Discuss who engaged in violence with Jewish fighters prior to Israeli independence and why.
- Discuss if Jewish actions during this period were acts of terrorism or of self-defense.
- Support your answer with your definition of terrorism.
- Discuss if Israeli military actions against peoples in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and surrounding Arab countries are state-sponsored terrorism.
- Explain why or why not.