because Brezhnev was going to put russian boots on the ground in Syria and Egypt. More importantly 1973 is 30 odd years ago. In 2006 when the IDF invaded Lebanon and went toe to toe with a militia comprising of schoolteachers and their students they were fought to a standstill. Besides the United States has reigned Israel in, never again are you going to be allowed to embark on wars of expansion.
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