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34 Days: Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon

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Publisher Comments:

This is the first comprehensive account of the progression of the Second Lebanese War, from the border abduction of an Israeli soldier on the morning of July 12, 2006, through the hasty decision for an aggressive response; the fateful discussions in the Cabinet and the senior Israeli command; to the heavy fighting in south Lebanon and the raging diplomatic battles in Paris, Washington and New York.  

The book answers the following questions: has Israel learned the right lessons from this failed military confrontation? What can Western countries learn from the IDF's failure against a fundamentalist Islamic terror organization?  And what role did Iran and Syria play in this affair?

34 Days delivers the first blow-by-blow account of the Lebanon war and new insights for the future of the region and its effects on the West. 

About the Author

Amos Harel is the Ha'aretz newspaper's military correspondent.  Avi Issacharoff is the newspaper's Arab affairs correspondent.  They collaborated previously on The Seventh War: The Real Story of the Al-Aqsa Intifada, a bestseller in Israel and France, and winner of the prestigious Tshetshik Prize from The Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University as the best military study in Israel in 2004.  They live in Tel Aviv.

Table of Contents

Introduction * The Abduction * Barak Promises * Denial * A New Triumvirate * Going to War * The Ship Leaves Port * The Soldiers Can Wait * Bint J'Bayel, First Round * To Us, a Tie is the Same as Defeat * Floundering * The Cabinet * Casualty Count in Saluki * Not Defeat, Failure * Until the Next War

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230604001
Subtitle:
Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
Author:
Issacharoff, Avi
Author:
Harel, Amos
Subject:
POL037000
Subject:
Lebanon War, 2006
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism
Subject:
Peace
Subject:
International Relations - Diplomacy
Subject:
Military - Other
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
POL011010
Subject:
Political Freedom
Subject:
Security/Terrorism
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
Terrorism
Subject:
World/Middle Eastern
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090512
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.1 x 6.64 x 1.2 in

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