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Author Ginor, Isabella, author.

Title The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973 : the USSR's military intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli conflict / Isabella Ginor ; Gideon Remez
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 506 pages)
Contents Part 1. "We will not leave Egypt in the lurch" -- Rescuing and rearming the USSR's Allies in June 1967 -- Holding the line on the Suez Canal -- The Soviet presence is formalized and expanded -- Part 2. Operation Kavkaz -- Framing the cross-canal goal and the attrition strategy -- The nuclear non-issue -- "Yellow Arab helmet, blue Russian eyes" -- Facing the Bar-Lev line -- A new phase from March '69? -- What triggered Kavkaz? Refuting Heikal's version -- Dr Chazov's "Vacation in Egypt" -- The Soviet regulars move in -- Operation Kavkaz is formally organized -- The Soviet-Israeli battle is joined -- "A famous indiscretion" as the air war peaks -- An MIA mystery and Soviet intelligence methods -- SAM successes and a MiG debacle -- Ceasefire violation seals a strategic gain -- Part 3. A deceptive end -- Sadat proves his stability and loyalty -- Return of the foxbats -- Trial balloons from both sides -- Flexing muscles while offering a pullback -- Jockeying and posturing -- The deal at the summit and the "expulsion" myth -- Withdrawn regulars conceal "banished" advisers -- Deception-on-Nile, July 1972 -- The Soviets "return" in October -- Part 4. "We prepared the war" -- "We can't control the Arabs but must support them" -- "We will be two Ismails" -- The ultimate test of Ashraf Marwan -- In the thick of the Yom Kippur War -- The Soviet nuclear threat and Kissinger's Defcon-3 -- Epilogue: so what went wrong, and when?
Summary A history of how the Russians, ever since the Six Day War, were involved in planning, instigating and supporting further Arab military action against Israel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from web page (Oxford Scholarship Online, viewed March 30, 2020)
Subject Israel-Arab War, 1973 -- Soviet Union
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
Diplomatic relations
Israel -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Israel
Soviet Union
Form Electronic book
Author Remez, Gideon, 1946- author.
ISBN 9780190911430
Other Titles Soviet-Israeli War nineteen sixty-seven to nineteen seventy-three