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OVERVIEW OF ISRAEL'S RECORD AS AN ALLY
Yet what of the record of
As many of the Arab states became client states of the Soviet Union, it was only natural that
After the Six-Day War, both
With no end of the Cold War in view, President Johnson authorized the first American sale of attack aircraft to
In September 1970, the Syrian army invaded
This episode is striking for several reasons. First, at American request,
Nine months prior to the Jordanian crisis, the Soviet Union had provided
Toward the end of the 1973 war,
In 1979, with the fall of pro-Western
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[i] Douglas Little, American Orientalism (Chapel Hill:
[ii] A.J. Barker, Six Day War (New York: Random House, 1974), p. 37.
[iii] In the 1990s,
[iv] Besides losing the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, the Golan Heights, and the Sinai Peninsula to
[v] Ibid, p. 606.
[vi] Henry Kissinger, The White House Years (Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1979), p. 627.
[vii] Author's 2007 conversation with the helicopter pilot who airlifted the radar unit across the