Forty-seven years ago, Egypt and Syria launched a massive surprise attack on Israeli forces dug into fortifications along the Suez Canal and Golan Heights. The ‘limited’ Arab objective was to recapture both strategic areas that had been seized from the two Arab states in Israel’s victorious 1967 War.
Israel will carry on destroying Palestinian houses and olive trees while the West keeps extending olive branches to its nuclear bombs.
The UAE’s embrace of Israel does not enjoy universal support in the seven emirates that make up the oil-rich federation.
The Trump administration, desperate for some good news, just manufactured its own news by confecting a ‘peace’ deal between Israel and a bunch of pipsqueak Arab monarchies – just in time for November US elections.