By Zeev Maoz
Most of the wars within which Israel used to be concerned, Maoz exhibits, have been totally avoidable, the results of planned Israeli aggression, mistaken decision-making, and inaccurate clash administration techniques. None, with the potential exception of the 1948 warfare of Independence, have been what Israelis name "wars of necessity." They have been all wars of choice-or, worse, folly.
Demonstrating that Israel's nationwide defense coverage rested at the shaky pairing of a trigger-happy method of using strength with a hesitant and reactive peace international relations, Defending the Holy Land recounts in minute-by-minute aspect how the ascendancy of Israel's defense institution over its international coverage equipment ended in pointless wars and neglected opportunites for peace.
A scathing and amazing revisionist background, Defending the Holy Land demands sweeping reform of Israel's international coverage and nationwide safety institutions. This ebook will essentially remodel the way in which readers take into consideration Israel's bothered history.
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