The Yom Kippur War and the Path to Diplomacy

 Roughly six years after Israel's conquest of the Golan Heights, West Bank, Gaza, and the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement). Despite several signs indicating coming hostility with its Arab neighbors, Israel was surprised and suffered initial military defeats before rallying with the assistance of a US aid package reassert its supremacy. This week Mike and Danny discuss the events surrounding the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and how it paved the way for diplomacy between Egypt and Israel. 

Israel on the eve of War

Israel on the eve of War

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