It is an undersatood fact Israel attacked and fired first thus starting it all off. American told Israel the Arabs were in defensive NOT offensive positions. USS Liberty was sunk by Israel so America's intelligence eyes and ears were cut and America then could not know what was truly going on. Moshe Dayan,himself said, Israel purp[osely goaded the Syrians and that the battle was all about gaining more land for Israel.Israel has NO legitimate reason to stay in the Jordan Valley...none.
High school teacher's union threatens strike (Haaretz)
from the article: Dear Palestinian leaders, your destiny is in your own hands