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Author Eilam, Ehud, author

Title Israel's way of war : a strategic and operational analysis, 1948-2014 / Ehud Eilam
Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Israel's national strategy and its high-intensity wars -- Israel's combat doctrine in a high-intensity war -- The strategic linkage between Israel's high-intensity, hybrid and low-intensity wars -- The IDF in fighting low- and high-intensity wars -- Fire in the backyard : Israel's campaigns in the Gaza Strip in 1956, 1967, 2008-2009 and 2014 -- Fighting hybrid adversaries : Israel versus the PLO in 1982 and the Hezbollah in 2006 -- Israel's military strategy and doctrine and its resemblance to Western states -- The U.S.-Vietnam War in the 1970s and the Israeli-Hezbollah War in the 1990s -- The high- and low-intensity war in Libya in 2011
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes "Written by a former member of the Israel Defense Forces, this book compares the wars fought in Lebanon against the Palestinian Liberation Organization (1982) and against Hezbollah (2006), and in the Gaza Strip (1956, 1967, 2008-2009 and 2014). The author draws similarities between Israel and the Western states--mainly the United States and Britain"--Provided by publisher
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Subject Military art and science -- Israel
Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- Middle East -- History
Operational art (Military science)
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
Low-intensity conflicts (Military science)
Military art and science.
Operational art (Military science)
Strategic aspects of individual places.
SUBJECT Israel -- History, Military -- 20th century
Israel -- History, Military -- 21st century
Israel -- Strategic aspects
Subject Israel.
Middle East.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781476623252