What primarily shaped the evolution of the postcolonial state and postcolonial African societies in the first two decades of independence? (1960-1980)? Did the relationship between African societies and the global system change significantly during that period?
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Following WW II, the British withdrew from Palestine and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states in 1948.Subsequently the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars, in particular, the 1967 Six-Day War. Why has the Arab-Israeli conflict been so persistent? What religious and cultural factors have contributed to the persistent state of unrest in the Middle East, in particular, in the Holy Land?
150 words minimum; 2 sources