Defending the Holy Land: A Critical Analysis of Israel's Security and Foreign Policy / Edition 1

Defending the Holy Land: A Critical Analysis of Israel's Security and Foreign Policy / Edition 1

by Zeev Maoz
     
 

A landmark analysis of the entire history of Israel's defense and foreign policies and a fundamental reassessment of its security doctrine
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A landmark analysis of the entire history of Israel's defense and foreign policies and a fundamental reassessment of its security doctrine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472115402
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
05/12/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
728
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

1The Israeli security puzzle : conceptions, approaches, paradoxes3
2The Sinai war : the making of the second round47
3The six day war : playing with fire80
4The war of attrition : the first payment for arrogance113
5The Yom Kuppur war : the war that shouldn't have been140
6The Lebanese swamp, 1981-2000171
7The unlimited use of the limited use of force : Israel and low-intensity warfare231
8The mixed blessing of Israel's nuclear policy301
9Israeli intervention in intra-Arab affairs361
10Never missing an opportunity to miss an opportunity : the Israeli nonpolicy of peace in the Middle East386
11The structure and process of national security and foreign policy in Israel499
12Principal findings and lessons544
13If so bad, why so good? : explaining the paradox of the Israeli success story564
14Paths to the future : scenarios and prescriptions597

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