Ritically discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Zartmans concept of Ripeness,drawing on two cases.

This essay must be structured as follows.
It must present an overview of the concept of Ripeness.
It must then CRITICALLY discuss the strengths and weakness of Zartmans concept. The discussion must draw on TWO examples from the following case studies:
The Oslo talks between th P.L.O. and Israel.

The Cuban Missile crisis.

The Paris Negotiations to end the Vietnam War.

Finally there should be a proper CONCLUSION for the essay.
Fully referenced with a bibliography.