Bialers Israeli Foreign Policy

What were the principal aspects of Israels foreign policy from the time of that countrys independence until the Oslo Accords?  Why have France, the United States and Sub-Saharan African countries been very important areas of diplomatic activity in many cases?  What have been the most important successes and failures in these relations?  Why was Egypt the first Arab country to make peace with Israel and why has that relationship been somewhat cold since then?
Please refer to specific examples in the book as well as outside academic sources other books and articles that are appropriate for answering these questions.  This paper needs to follow the guidelines for proper citations, have a cover sheet and be approximately 4.5 to 5 pages.