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The Six-Day War: A Defensive War

From The Six-Day War: A Defensive War: International law makes a clear distinction between land “occupied” during a war of aggression and land taken as a result of a defensive war. On June 5, 1967, Jordan attacked Israel. Suburbs of Tel Aviv were shelled by artillery. Israel’s largest military airfield, Ramat David, was shelled. Jordanian… Keep Reading

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No Pyrrhic Victory

From No Pyrrhic Victory: It is often said today that the Six-Day War humiliated the Arabs and propelled the region into future rounds of fighting. Yet only a few days before the outbreak of the war, Iraq’s then-President Abdul Rahman Aref saw it as “our opportunity…to wipe Israel off the map,” describing the war as… Keep Reading

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