The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the longest running international conflicts in modern history. It encompasses decades of disagreements, disputes and violence between the two sides over the land and control of Palestine. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is viewed as an intractable conflict due to the deep-seated historical and religious perspectives on either sides which create a contentious environment for diplomatic efforts.
One of the key issues at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the position of the Palestinian people with regards to self-determination. From their sentiment, the Palestinian people have been denied the right to self-determination and instead, have been subject to a constant occupation of their homeland by Israeli forces ever since the end of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. This has been further complicated by the illegal expansion of settlements on Palestinian land, which has been a major source of anger and frustration for the Palestinian community.
While both sides have worked throughout the years towards a peaceful resolution to the conflict, the lack