Only political considerations saved the Egyptian 3'd Army of being completely wiped out,with Israel on the African coast of the Suez Canal and next to Damascus. The Lebanon Campaign during the Begin era was also a clear military victory,with the Syrian Army pulverized and Israelis controlling Beirut. It's overly pessimistic and defeatist viewpoint expoused by Oren .
Russia: U.S. plan to provide air cover for Syrian rebels undermines Damascus fight on ISIS (Reuters)
from the article: The year of the anti-tank weapon