Arms for the Arabs: The Soviet Union and War in the Middle East
Reviews and assesses the motivations, strategies, and impact of Soviet political and military assistance to Egypt and Syria in the 1956, 1967, and 1973 Arab-Israeli wars.
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The Soviet PoliticalMilitary Role
THREE The Soviet Union and the SixDay
FIVE The October
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