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Soviet policy in the October 1973 war

William B. Quandt

Soviet policy in the October 1973 war

by William B. Quandt

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Israel-Arab War, 1973,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam B. Quandt.
    Series[Rand report] ; R-1864-ISA, R (Rand Corporation) -- R-1864-ISA.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 39 p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13575119M
    OCLC/WorldCa16720290

    The war was initiated by Egypt and Syria on October 6, , on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur and during Ramadan, the month of fasting in Islam, and it continued until Octo The war, which eventually drew both the United States and the Soviet Union into indirect confrontation in defense of their respective allies, was launched.   BTW, the John F. Kennedy CBG joined the others on 28 October. Most people talk about the Cuban Missile Crisis as the closest point that the United States and the Soviet Union came to war. IMHO, its a pretty close call between and Mark.

    Soviet Policy in the October War. [1] William B. Quant, Soviet Policy in the October War, (May ) p. 9. [2] Frank Aker, October , , p. In this analysis of the origins of the October Arab-Israeli War, the text draws on documents only recently made available to show how the war resulted not only from tension and competing interest between Arabs and Israelis, but also from policies adopted in both Washington and Moscow. Between and , the Middle East in general and the Arab-Israeli conflict in particular emerged as.

      The events of the inter-war period, between and , however, are of a far more condemning of the role of the interfering powers. After the Six Day War, Egypt’s army had been obliterated by the pre-emptive Israeli air strike and the six-year period that would follow saw almost a complete reconstruction, instigated entirely by the Soviets.   Studies of the War The October war, as a climactic episode in the Soviet experience in the Middle East and still a matter of controversy over what Soviet policy actually was, has naturally attracted the attention of scholars.


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Soviet policy in the October 1973 war by William B. Quandt Download PDF EPUB FB2

In examining the role of the Soviets in the October War, the author seeks to provide an understanding of Soviet capabilities for dealing with an acute international crisis. Evidence suggests that the Soviet objectives were to maintain their credibility as a superpower capable of defending the interests of its clients, and to avoid direct military confrontation with the United States.

Soviet Policy in the October War | RAND In examining the role of the Soviets in the October War, the author seeks to provide an understanding of Soviet capabilities for dealing with an acute international crisis. Skip to page content. Soviet Policy in the October War.

Author. William B. Quandt. Subject. In examining the role of the Soviets in the October War, the author seeks to provide an understanding of Soviet capabilities for dealing with an acute international crisis. "Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez's account of the Arab-Israeli conflict's military climax from to is a groundbreaking work of scholarship that reveals the Soviet Union's hidden hand in the escalation of Egypt-Israel hostilities.

[This book] is a valuable resource for Cold War historians." Journal of Modern Jewish StudiesCited by: 3. the soviet union and the arab israel war of october Download the soviet union and the arab israel war of october or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Kissinger Told Soviet Envoy during Arab-Israeli War: “My Nightmare is a Victory for Either Side” – The Soviet Agreed. Only days after the outbreak of the October War and not long after his confirmation as Secretary of State, Kissinger at one of his first press conferences, on 12 October During this event, he declared that the Soviet Union airlift of supplies to the Arab countries had been.

of detente has been Soviet behaviour during the Arab-Israeli war in October That drama-filled crisis, complete with Soviet threats of intervention, a world-wide American military alert, an oil embargo and large-scale resupply of arms by both super-powers in the midst of the war, has been.

The Arab-Israeli conflict again erupted into full-scale war in Octoberbringing the United States and the Soviet Union to the brink of nuclear confrontation. The war also brought on a five-month oil embargo against the United States and a quadrupling of oil prices.

The Brezhnev note in was similar to his note to the United States during the Six-Day War of Without consulting the president, Kissinger put into play DefCon III for the first time since.

The surprise attack by Egyptian and Syrian forces on Israel in October throws the Middle East into turmoil and threatens to bring the United States and the Soviet. The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War, or October War (Hebrew: מלחמת יום הכיפורים ‎, Milẖemet Yom HaKipurim, or מלחמת יום כיפור, Milẖemet Yom Kipur; Arabic: حرب أكتوبر ‎, Ḥarb ʾUktōbar, or حرب تشرين, Ḥarb Tišrīn), also known as the Arab–Israeli War, was a war fought from 6 to 25 Octoberby a coalition of Arab states led by.

Soviet Union and the October Middle East war. [Coral Gables, Fla.] Center for Advanced International Studies, University of Miami [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Foy D Kohler; Leon Gouré; Mose L Harvey.

In the first book-length analysis of the origins of the October Arab-Israeli War, Craig Daigle draws on documents only recently made available to show how the war resulted not only from tension and competing interest between Arabs and Israelis, but also from policies adopted in both Washington and n andthe Middle East in general and the Arab-Israeli.

[This book] is a valuable resource for Cold War historians.’ — Journal of Modern Jewish Studies ‘Ginor and Remez provide compelling evidence that the Soviet Union played a far more active role in preparing for the Arab-Israeli war than either Moscow or Cairo wanted to acknowledge at the time.

Book Description: In the first book-length analysis of the origins of the October Arab-Israeli War, Craig Daigle draws on documents only recently made available to show how the war resulted not only from tension and competing interest between Arabs and Israelis, but also from policies adopted in both Washington and Moscow.

The Soviet Union has threatened to intervene in a Middle East conflict on six occasions: during the Suez crisis, the Syrian-Turkish crisis, the Lebanon crisis ofthe June War.

The Arab-Israeli War. The Arab-Israeli War was a watershed for U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East. It forced the Nixon administration to realize that Arab frustration over Israel’s unwillingness to withdraw from the territories it had occupied in could have major strategic consequences for the United States.

The October war had a fundamental impact on international relations not only by testing the durability of U.S.-Soviet détente but also by compelling the United States to put the Arab-Israeli conflict on the top of its foreign policy agenda.

"Nerves in both fleets frayed," wrote Abraham Rabinovich, a historian of the October War. "The solitary Soviet destroyers that normally shadowed the carriers—'tattle tales' the Americans. "Nerves in both fleets frayed," wrote Abraham Rabinovich, an historian of the October War.

"The solitary Soviet destroyers that normally shadowed the. In the first book-length analysis of the origins of the October Arab-Israeli War, Craig Daigle draws on documents only recently made available to show how the war resulted not only from tension and competing interest between Arabs and Israelis, but also from policies adopted in both Washington and n andthe Middle East in general and the Arab-Israeli conflict in.Operation Nickel Grass was a strategic airlift operation conducted by the United States to deliver weapons and supplies to Israel during the Yom Kippur a series of events that took place over 32 days, the U.S.

Air Force's Military Airlift Command ship tons of tanks, artillery, ammunition, and supplies in C Starlifter and C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft between 6.

On Octothe price of $ a barrel was raised $, and 78 days later, on January 1,was more than double. to $ 7. The full text of the Basic Principles in Department of State Bulletin, Washington, Jpp. 8. Pravda, Octoquoted by U. Raanan, The Soviet Union and the Middle East, p.