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Camp David,

U.S. presidential retreat, located in Catoctin Mountain Park (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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, table), in NW Md. The Camp David accordsCamp David accords,
popular name for the peace treaty forged in 1978 between Israel and Egypt at the U.S. presidential retreat at Camp David, Md. The official agreement was signed on Mar. 26, 1979, in Washington, D.C.
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, the terms of a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, were established (1978) at this site; other negotiations and summits also have been held there.

Camp David

the US president's retreat in the Appalachian Mountains, Maryland: scene of the Camp David Agreement (Sept., 1978) between Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Menachem Begin of Israel, mediated by Jimmy Carter, which outlined a framework for establishing peace in the Middle East. This agreement was the basis of the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt signed in Washington (March, 1979).
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But the hopes spawned in 1979 that the Camp David treaty would lead to a broader peace between the Jewish state and all its Arab neighbors, and in particular between Israel and the Palestinians, have remained mostly unfulfilled.
One of the sources she names for the Camp David allegations is Sharon Bush, the former wife of President Bush's brother, Neil.
Malley believes Barak lost his chance with the Palestinians long before Camp David by expanding settlements and nixing long-promised land transfers.
RETREAT: Bush at Camp David yesterday; STORM-LASHED: Houses along the New Jersey coastline are battered by waves yesterday
On September 25, 1959, President Eisenhower and Chairman Nikita Khrushchev of the Soviet Union, flew to Camp David by helicopter.
Australian prime minister John Howard declined an invitation to join the Anglo-American summit in Camp David.
The Camp David meeting comes against the backdrop of a Daily Mirror ICM poll suggesting that 43 per cent of Britons oppose war on Iraq under any circumstances.
The Camp David accords are nothing to boast about either.
Yesterday, the Prime Minister's official spokesman said the Camp David talks would provide ``a useful opportunity to go over the issues flowing from Saddam's continuing violation of the UN resolutions''.
Given the implications of this construction of history, it is not surprising that in the months before the Trade Center attack, Palestinians officials began to challenge what had been the conventional wisdom on Camp David -- that it was Yasir Arafat's intransigence that caused the talks to collapse.
Clinton's special assistant for Arab-Israeli affairs, disputes a widespread view that Arafat was the sole culprit behind the collapse of the Camp David meeting, which was soon followed by a surge of Middle East violence.
Bush will meet one-on-one for an hour of direct talks during their first summit Saturday at Camp David, Maryland, a Japanese daily reported Thursday.