Two main factors must be taken into consideration: (1) The dazzling victory and euphoria after the Six Days War and the following 'decadence' of moral values and democracy in Israel. (2) Golda Meir's failure to evacuate the Bar-Lev line thus sacrifying thousands of young soldiers' lives. Churchill taught a different, more responsible lesson when he quit Dunkerque!
Russian ministry: Turkey suggests joint working group over Syria ops (Reuters)
from the article: 1,216 dead - who bears the guilt?