Israel"s Wars A History since 1947 by Ahron Bregman

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ISBN 100415424380
ISBN 109780415424387

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Israel's Wars is a fascinating and essential insight into the turbulent history of this troubled country which, since its foundation, has endured almost constant violence. Bringing its coverage up to date with recent conflicts, this fourth edition includes a new chapter on the Gaza wars froma new preface and an updated concluding by: Ahron Bregman was a Captain in the Israeli army during Israel's invasion of Lebanon and worked for three years as a parliamentary assistant at the Knesset.

A journalist and writer, he is author of The Fifty Years War: Israel and the Arabs (), the companion book to a six part BBC/PBS documentary/5(6). The book chronicles the importance of intelligence through Israel's great successes (and failures) in the military and civil spheres, and does so with style and historical accuracy.

The only drawback is the book's date (published in the early 90s). This is a massive and comprehensive history that spans HaMossad, Aman, Cited by: The Arab-Israeli Wars is Herzog's acclaimed history of Israel's fight since to preserve her existence against repeated attacks.

Revised after his death by friend and colleague General Shomo Gazit, this new edition also covers the events of the past twenty years, including the pullout from Lebanon, both "intifadas, the first Gulf War, the Oslo Process, and by: Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to :// This book looks at the development of Israeli-Arab relations during the formative years tofocusing on Arab infiltration into Israel and Israeli retaliation.

Israel's Border Wars, - Benny Morris - Oxford University Press Religiously inspired colonial nationalism feeds Israel’s wars. Rod Such The Electronic Intifada 14 August War over Peace: One Hundred Years of Israel’s Militaristic Nationalism by Uri Ben-Eliezer, (), explores Israel’s creation as a “nation-at-arms,” a theme that carries over into this ://   Israel was admitted as a member of the UN in and saw rapid population growth, primarily due to migration from Europe and the Middle East, over the following years.

Israel fought wars against its Arab neighbors in andfollowed by The Arab countries managed to salvage their defeats after repeated losses in theand wars with Israel.

Within four years, inSadat was in Jerusalem giving a speech of peace The following list represents the main wars and battles of Israel that the Jewish people have experienced from even before the time of their rebirth as a nation in through the year (from: Wikipedia Portal: Arab–Israeli conflict).

Skirmishes and battles still continue today as Israel continually tries to preserve its tenuous security through military ://   Biblical Battles: 12 Ancient Wars Lifted from the Bible.

The Book of Exodus claims that the Jewish people fled from Egypt while being pursued by Egypt's army. Israel, country in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. Jerusalem is the seat of government and the proclaimed capital, although the latter status has not received wide international recognition.

Learn more about Israel, including its :// the story of the origin of Palestinian dispossession inwhat they call Nakbah/Catastrophe, has perhaps its best literary expression in the prominent Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury's celebrated novel "Gate of the Sun" ()--translated into English by Humphrey Davies--for those of you who still have time and room left on your summer reading list I strongly recommend this novel--   The (or First) Arab–Israeli War was the second and final stage of the –49 Palestine formally began following the end of the British Mandate for Palestine at midnight on 14 May ; the Israeli Declaration of Independence had been issued earlier that day, and a military coalition of Arab states entered the territory of British Palestine in the morning of 15 ://–Israeli_War.

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