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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 17.12.09 | 20:27 (IST)

    Sorry Akram, that was the Egyptian strategy. I realize that it does not support your paranoid fantasies, but that is what was intended. The plan was to grab enough of Sinai to allow Egypt to open the canal and hang onto it until a cease fire was arranged. Typically the Egyptian Army was not up to the second part of the operation where the script ran out and the IDF ran in.

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