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Unformatted text preview: “Détente is the mitigation of conflict among adversaries, not the cultivation of friendship”- Kissinger attitude after and before 73’ war Why did Sadat go to war? “His decision to go to war was precisely to get what he wanted, namely, a negotiation, stated with the Americans.” –Joe Sisco Under secretary of state for political affairs By contrast said syria’s foreign minster at the time Abd al-halim khaddam “for Syria, it was a war of liberation, not a war of movement.” 1973 War Oil prices sky rocket...
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- Fall '07
- World War II, Yom Kippur War, politics Clever secretive, Abd al-halim khaddam