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Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace (2009)

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About the interplay between the official government channels and the men who acted largely behind the scenes during the course of peace process between Israel and Egypt. The film posits ... See full summary »

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Harry Hunkele

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Jimmy Carter ... Himself
Boutros Boutros-Ghali Boutros Boutros-Ghali ... Himself
Henry Kissinger ... Himself
Andre Azoulay Andre Azoulay ... Himself - Interviewee (as Mr. Andre Azoulay)
Leon H. Charney ... Himself - Interviewee
Zbigniew Brzezinski ... Himself
Wolf Blitzer ... Himself
Stuart Eizenstat Stuart Eizenstat ... Himself
Samuel Lewis Samuel Lewis ... Himself - Interviewee
Robert Lipshutz Robert Lipshutz ... Himself - Interviewee
William Quandt William Quandt ... Himself
Gerald Rafshoon Gerald Rafshoon ... Himself
Patricia Kahane Patricia Kahane ... Herself - Interviewee
Nabil Fahmy ... Himself - Interviewee
Ahmed Maher Ahmed Maher ... Himself
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About the interplay between the official government channels and the men who acted largely behind the scenes during the course of peace process between Israel and Egypt. The film posits that while some of the men, such as Carter, Begin and Sadat, were driven by deeply held faith and conviction, others were military men hawks who in their later years came to see pace as the only viable option. Still others saw peace and stability in business terms. In any case, together, these heroes found a way to come together and drive the peace process. The film traces the confluence of factors that made the 1979 Peace Treaty between Israel and Egypt possible. The term 'back door channels' has been in use since the early 1950s and used by government and foreign policy officials as well as intelligence operatives in referring to alternative methods for communicating across borders, using lines of communication not available to traditional official governmental and diplomatic entities nor to covert ... Written by Anonymous

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Before the Arab Spring some fought for land and freedom. Yet others gave their lives to change the course of history forever.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,425, 18 September 2011

Gross USA:

$12,139

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,139
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