Arabs at War: Military Effectiveness, 1948-1991
Kenneth M. Pollack, formerly a Persian Gulf military analyst at the CIA and Director for Persian Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council, describes and analyzes the˙military history of the six key Arab states?Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Syria?during the post?World War II era. He shows in detail how each Arab military grew and learned from its own experiences in response to the specific objectives set for it and within often constrained political, economic, and social circumstances. This first-ever overview of the modern Arab approach to warfare provides a better understanding of the capabilities and limitations of the Arab militaries, some of which are the United States? most likely adversaries, and some of which are our most important allies.
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Ah yes,Kenneth Pollack.
A Big time Proponent(The Threatning Storm)
for the US invasion of Iraq.
In the service of the Saban and Brookings Institutes Both major "Israel first" policy forums. A mid east expert whose credentials are suspect. His Bias is glaring. His contempt for Egyptians and Arabs in general is obvious.His omissions in 1973 war are interesting. As to Israel's going on Nuclear alert early on in the war,to force the US' hand into a major airlift to replace heavy losses.Or the US providing SR-71 spy plane intel. to Israel.Both critical in saving Israel and reverse a disaster.
Pollack is an expert on Iran.
Heaven help the uninformed US TAX PAYER!!!!!!!
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