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Conversation between US President Jimmy Carter, US Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, and Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan at Camp David

During the penultimate day of the Camp David negotiations, Israel’s prospects for peace and security with Egypt are at hand. Begin praises Carter for his “work for peace” and acknowledges that several issues are not yet resolved, including Israeli settlements in the Sinai Peninsula. Begin agrees to submit the question of Sinai settlements to a […]

Conversation between US President Jimmy Carter and Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan

Six weeks before Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s historic trip to Jerusalem, Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan clearly identifies substantive and procedural differences between the Begin government and Carter administration. The Israelis are opposed to four items favored by the Carter administration: a Palestinian state, PLO participation in negotiations, removal of settlements, and application of any […]

40 Years After Camp David and the Egyptian-Israeli Treaty

Memorandum of Conversation between US President Jimmy Carter, US Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, and Israeli Foreign Minister 
Moshe Dayan at Camp David

In this meeting, the contents of which have not been released by the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) but are available from the Israel State Archives (ISA), Begin clearly committed that “perhaps one military settlement” in the Jordan Valley would be established during the three months of the treaty negotiations. The extraordinarily contentious public dispute on the settlements would mar the diplomatic success of the Camp David Accords and add tension to the already fraught Carter-Begin relationship.

40 Years After Camp David and the Egyptian-Israeli Treaty

Memorandum of Conversation between US President Jimmy Carter and Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan

Common to both the Labor Party and to Begin’s government was a fear that the US would pressure Israel into unwanted concessions and deny Israel its right to sovereign decision-making. It was a concern that Dayan expressed in this October 1977 meeting, and one that he would articulate on several occasions during the Camp David negotiations.