'Disruptive shots at Camp David!' In 1977, cartoonist Fritz Behrendt presents the actions of Yasser Arafat, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), as an attempt to sabotage the Israeli-Egyptian rapprochement which is to lead, the following year, to the conclusion of the Camp David Peace Accords.
From 5 to 17 September 1978, the US President, Jimmy Carter (centre), meets with the Egyptian President, Anwar el-Sadat (right), and the Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin (left), for peace talks at his Camp David retreat.
On 9 September 1978, the Egyptian President, Anwar el-Sadat, attends talks with Israel at the Camp David presidential retreat in the United States as part of efforts to install peace in the Middle East.
On 9 September 1978, the Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin, attends talks with Egypt at the Camp David presidential retreat in the United States as part of efforts to install peace in the Middle East.
On 17 September 1978, in Washington, the Egyptian President, Anwar el-Sadat, the US President, Jimmy Carter, and the Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin, sign the Camp David Accords supposed to put an end to the Israeli-Egyptian conflict.
The signing of the Camp David Accords on 17 September 1978 in Washington represents movement towards a new era of reconciliation between Egypt and Israel. From left to right: the Egyptian President, Anwar el-Sadat, the US President, Jimmy Carter, and the Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin.
On 19 September 1978, the French daily newspaper Le Monde reviews the difficult peace negotiations between Israel and Egypt and expresses doubt about the effective implementation of a peace agreement between the two long-standing enemies.
On 28 September 1978, after the conclusion of the Middle-East peace agreements at Camp David (Maryland), the cartoonist Fritz Behrendt depicts the decisive action of US President, Jimmy Carter, as having tipped the balance in favour of Egyptian President, Anwar el-Sadat, and Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin, despite the hostility of various Arab leaders.
‘The Sadat–Begin agreement: “… the two parties reach agreement on the Framework for the Conclusion of a Peace Treaty …”’ In 1979, Opland, Dutch cartoonist, illustrates the Camp David Peace Accords, beginning with reconciliation between the Egyptian President, Anwar el-Sadat, and the Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin.
In March 1979, referring to the Camp David Agreements and to the role of mediator played by the US President, Jimmy Carter, in the settlement of the conflict between Israel and Egypt, the German cartoonist, Felix Mussil, illustrates the fragility of the peace treaty signed by Israel and Egypt on 26 March 1979 in Washington (left to right: the President of Egypt, Anwar el-Sadat, and the Prime Minister of Israel, Menachem Begin).
Jimmy Carter, US Democrat President between 1976 and 1980 architect of the Middle-East peace agreements, negotiated in September 1978 at his official residence - Camp David (Maryland)- between the Egyptian President, Anwar el-Sadat, and Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin.
Infolge der Invasion Afghanistans durch die sowjetischen Truppen 1979 haben sich die Ost-West-Beziehungen kontinuierlich verschlechtert. Das deutsche Nachrichtenmagazin Der Spiegel beschreibt die Situation zu Beginn der achtziger Jahre und kommentiert die Beziehungen zwischen der USA und der UDSSR seit dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkrieges.
‘Patience, gentlemen, patience!’ On 11 July 1980, Fritz Behrendt, a Dutch cartoonist originally from Berlin, paints an ironic picture of the real intention of the Soviet Union to put an end to its military intervention in Afghanistan. From left to right: US President Jimmy Carter, German Federal Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and French President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing criticise the Soviet invasion and call ‘in vain’ on the USSR, represented by its leader Leonid Brezhnev, to withdraw from Afghanistan, where it already seems to have taken root.
‘The Salvation Army’. In December 1980, one year after Soviet military intervention in Afghanistan which gives rise to a wave of protests in the Western World, Leonid Brezhnev, First Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, and Andrei Gromyko, his Foreign Minister, call for ‘support for their good work in Afghanistan’.
On 28 April 1981, the Secretary-General of Western European Union (WEU) circulates the draft reply by the WEU Council to Assembly Recommendation 361 on the political implications for Europe of the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan.