Middle East 1973: Setting the Stage for Diplomacy

Middle East 1973: Setting the Stage for Diplomacy

By Jason Schwartz After several weeks of fighting in October 1973 between Israel and the adjacent Arab nations, the Yom Kippur …read more

Middle East 1973: Calculating a Careful Response

Middle East 1973: Calculating a Careful Response

President Nixon arrives in Israel on June 16, 1974. By Jason Schwartz Ripe with political and ideological tension, outstanding disputes between Israel …read more

The Yom Kippur War: 40 Years of Survival

The Yom Kippur War: 40 Years of Survival

43 years ago, the deadliest Arab-Israeli military conflict commenced with a surprise attack, coordinated mainly by Egypt and Syria, on the …read more

DefCon III

DefCon III

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger briefs President Nixon on the Middle East Peace talks. On October 21, 1973 Henry A. Kissinger, …read more

Operation Nickel Grass: Turning Point of the Yom Kippur War

Operation Nickel Grass: Turning Point of the Yom Kippur War

The U.S. Air Force shipped 22,395 tons of tanks, artillery, ammunition, and supplies to Israel aboard C-141 Starlifters and C-5 …read more

41 Years Ago Today: The Yom Kippur War Begins

41 Years Ago Today: The Yom Kippur War Begins

Forty-one years ago today, the deadliest Arab-Israeli military conflict commenced with a surprise attack, coordinated mainly by Egypt and Syria, …read more