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    • 31.12.11 | 02:36 (IST)

    The Yom Kippur War was initiated by Sadat coz he couldn't stand the Israel-Egypt status quo. After the humiliation Egypt suffered from the Six Day War he was unwilling to negotiate as the victim. He needed to prove he was strong before he could go into talks. It was a smart strategic move on his side – not a last resort.

    from the article: Soviet envoy warned Nixon and Kissinger against Mideast war in 1973, documents reveal
    First published 06:10 30.12.11 | Last updated 06:10 30.12.11
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