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The Six-Day War and Israeli Self-Defense: Questioning the Legal Basis for Preventive War John Quigley

The Six-Day War and Israeli Self-Defense: Questioning the Legal Basis for Preventive War

John Quigley

Published December 17th 2012
ISBN : 9781107610026
Paperback
280 pages
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John Quigley s controversial new book seeks to provide a corrective on the character of the June 1967 war, widely perceived as being forced on Israel to prevent the annihilation of its people by Arab armies hovering on Israels borders.Using periodMoreJohn Quigley s controversial new book seeks to provide a corrective on the character of the June 1967 war, widely perceived as being forced on Israel to prevent the annihilation of its people by Arab armies hovering on Israels borders.Using period documents declassified by key governments, Quigley shows the lack of evidence that the war was waged on Israels side in anticipation of an attack by Arab states, and gives reason to question the long-held view of the war which has been held up as a precedent allowing an attack on a state that is expected to attack.