20 The Middle East from Suez to Camp David

20 The Middle East from Suez to Camp David - The Middle...

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The Middle East from Suez to Camp David 1. Nasser Triumphant: the aftermath of Suez a. 58-76: Egyptian-Soviet partnership 2. The Resumption of Arab-Israeli Conflict a. Origins of the 1967 War i. But Nasser still unsatisfied: challenges Israel 1967 1. Blockades the Straits of Tiran 2. Signs military agreement w/ Syria and Jordan 3. Evicts UN emergency force from Sinai and Gaza ii. “Egyptian Front” June 5, 1967 1. Egyptian air force destroyed on the ground 2. Israel seizes Sinai Peninsula iii. Israel takes all of Jerusalem and Golan Heights b. Consequences of the 1967 War i. Arab defeated everywhere to Israeli in SIX DAY WAR ii. Occupied Territories 1. Sinai Pen and Gaza Strip (Egypt) 2. West Bank (Jordan) 3. Golan Heights (Syria) iii. Israel’s Military triumph: defense in depth w/ territory 3X its original size iv. Israel’s political problem: 1.5 Palestinians under Israeli rule c. Origins of the 1973 War
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i. Major Challenge: 800,000 Palestinians in West Bank ii. Security Council Resolution 242 (Nov 22, 1967)
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