Six Day War of 1967 - 3rd Arab Israeli War




"...but the Arabs still couldn't, and didn't, come to grips with the fact that Israel was not going to accommodate them by disappearing from the map."

Golda Meir

Aftermath & Analysis


The USSR wanted to create another trouble spot for the United States in addition to that already existing in Vietnam. The Soviet aim was to create a situation in which the US would become seriously involved economically, politically and possibly even militarily, and would suffer serious political reserves as a result of siding [with the Israelis] against the Arabs.


- Ahron Bregman, A History of Israel (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), 106

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