Interesting analysis except many countries have gone from third world to first rate power. Why are Arabs any different? Of course they can do it. Israel should worry if it does. Imagine being surrounded by many Turkey-type countries? Israel beat a group of basket case countries in 67 and 73. They could never have won against first rate industrial powers even with US help.
Defense Ministry says had no knowledge of alleged improper defense deals by Gal Hirsch (Haaretz)