Description - Israel's Wars by Ahron Bregman
Since its foundation, the state of Israel has endured almost constant violence. Israel's Wars is a fascinating and essential insight into the turbulent history of this troubled country. From the 1947--8 Jewish-Palestinian struggle for mastery of the land of Palestine to the on-going Al-Aqsa intifada and the second Lebanon war, this book exposes hitherto unknown facts, including details of secret Soviet involvement in inciting the 1967 Six Day War, Israeli bombing of the American warship the USS Liberty, and Israeli assassinations of leading Palestinians during the Al-Aqsa intifada. Now with additional maps and photographs, this new edition is fully updated throughout. It includes a new section on the second Lebanon war, and a fully revised and updated section on the Al-Aqsa intifida, both of which feature exclusive, previously unpublished material.
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(198mm x 129mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Ahron Bregman
Ahron Bregman was a captain in the Israeli army during Israel's 1982 invasion of Lebanon and worked for three years as a parliamentary assistant at the Knesset. He studied in Jerusalem and London, completing a doctorate in War Studies in 1994. Ahron is author of The Fifty Years War: Israel and the Arabs (1998), the companion book to a six-part BBC/PBS television documentary, Elusive Peace (2005), the companion to a three-part BBC/PBS television documentary, and A History of Israel (2003). He teaches at the Department of War Studies, King's College London.