“The conflict both US and Israel are engaged in is a war of ideas against nebulous transnational actors, a struggle that is not likely to be won decisively”

NEWSWEEK
Six Days and the Forever War
by Frank Sobchak, Colonel, US Army (ret)
June 2, 2020

This June marks the 53rd anniversary of Israel’s lightning victory in the 1967 Six Day War, when the Israel Defense Forces defeated the combined militaries of several of its neighbors. Israel’s decisive military victory is often studied by the armed forces of other nations, and many have applied its lessons in other conflicts. This year also marks the 18th year of constant conflict for the U.S. in what was originally named the global war on terrorism. The juxtaposition of these two conflicts brings pause to military strategists and raises the question of whether Israel’s success in 1967 could ever be repeated, there or elsewhere. READ MORE

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