Known variously as the october war or the yom kippur war, this conflict lasted until late october when washington and moscow, working through the united nations, forced a cease-fire on the warring parties the october war had a fundamental impact on international relations not only by testing the. The impact of the yom kippur war that erupted on october 6th 1973, far foreign affairs' a german émigré who fled nazi persecution in 1938, kissinger was an advocate of realpolitik – ruthless pragmatism as the basis of national policy neither nixon nor political capital on brokering peace between israel and egypt. Opec oil embargo, its causes, and the effects of the crisis the truth about as a result, countries could no longer redeem the us dollars in their foreign exchange reserves for gold with this for opec, the last straw came when the united states supported israel against egypt in the yom kippur war. The ensuing months, distant consumers felt the consequences of this decision the global economy in the short run, the sequence of events covered widely by the media provided the basis for a narrative of the oil crisis that was built on a ber 1973 and the yom kippur war, most of its endeavors were concentrated on. Forty years ago this week the armies of syria and egypt launched a surprise attack on israel and the impact was felt around the world seeking to at least reverse the humiliating defeats of 1967, the armies of the arab nations attacked on yom kippur when israel was shut down for the holiest day in the jewish calendar, but.
The yom kippur war butterfly effect: how the arab-israeli conflict inadvertently led to the global economic crisis of 2008 by benjamin studebaker we often hear the argument that the american alliance with israel is damaging to the american interest due to the islamic terrorism it yields many muslims. Yom kippur war, also called the october war, the ramadan war, or the fourth arab-israeli war, damaging inconclusive war and the fourth of the arab-israeli wars the war was initiated by egypt and syria on october 6, 1973, on the jewish holy day of yom kippur and during ramadan, the month of fasting. The unexpected siren on yom kippur afternoon, october, 6, 1973, was a seminal moment signaling a turning point for the nation and the state in honor of the 40th anniversary of the yom kippur war, we have created a website containing archival material from the national library examining the war and its repercussions. J psychol 1976 sep94(1st half):107-13 the effect of the yom kippur war on anxiety level in israeli children milgram rm, milgram na peacetime and wartime anxiety levels in fifth and sixth grade israeli boys and girls (n = 85) were compared as a function of sex, socioeconomic status, degree of war related stress, and.
The consequences of kissinger's decisions________________________________________43 on the united states and foreign policy was never greater than in 1973 with the yom kippur war the year 1973 sits in the such the yom kippur war would not only prove to be a pivotal conflict for the nations in the. The war had far-reaching implications the arab world had experienced humiliation in the lopsided rout of the egyptian–syrian–jordanian alliance in the six-day war but felt psychologically vindicated by early successes in this conflict the war led israel to recognize that, despite impressive operational and tactical. Conflict in the middle east: opec's 1970s oil embargo & its impact causes immediately, the international community began to debate: does israel have a right to occupy these territories or should it led by syria and egypt, at least nine arab nations sent men, money, weapons, or equipment to the yom kippur war. As fierce land and air battles raged between israel and its arab neighbors in the yom kippur war of october 1973, the us sixth fleet and the soviet mediterranean squadron these battles had no effect on the larger confrontation being played out by the soviet and american fleets just over the horizon.
The yom kippur war, fought in october 1973 by a coalition of egyptian and syrian forces against israel, was a highly significant event in the long running history of arab-israeli conflict the war had far-reaching economic and social implications for those involved it left israel militarily weakened, destroying the widely. On the first day of the yom kippur war, an israeli photo reconnaissance plane, flying well inside sinai to keep out of range of surface-to-air (sam) missiles the attack would be simpler to carry out than the preemptive attack on egypt in 1967 that hod had commanded and the impact on the war could have. In purely military sense, it is hard to overestimate the repercussions of the war effectively, the yom kippur war was the closest the world ever got to seeing what a conflict between nato and the warsaw pact would look like the lessons learned were manifold, and alone for the us was worth the price of every dollar paid in.
It was epic in its military implications, as the yom kippur war shaped the way that the us military would fight for decades and, it was epic in its what-ifs: what if israel had mobilized its reserve troops sooner what if the syrian tanks had not paused on the golan heights after breaking through the thin. At least three of israel's wars clearly fall into this category: the war of independence, 1948-9 the 1967 war and the yom kippur war of 1973 the following is not intended to be a comprehensive retrospective analysis of the war with all its multi-dimensional repercussions, but rather some reflections on. President nixon and the role of intelligence in the 1973 arab- israeli war israeli tank on the golan reflection on the impacts and effects arising from past foreign policy decisions • showcase revisiting the yom kippur war (london and portland: frank cass 2000 in reviews of.
This course deals with the israeli politics, economy, society and culture, since its creation in 1948 till today it analyzes the construction of the israeli historical narrative as an identity-building narrative, intending to inculcate a collective memory to a diverse society we will focus on key events and essential. The yom kippur war of 1973, the most recent 'full' war in middle east history, is so-called because it began on the day of atonement (yom kippur), the holiest day of prayer and fasting in the jewish calendar the yom kippur war is also known as the october war at the time of yom kippur, israel was led by golda meirand.
The war, which started on the holiest day in the jewish calendar, the day of atonement, was the fiercest arab-israeli war since the 1948 war of independence egypt and syria attacked israel, catching israel off guard. international concern towards the conflict: causes and effects during the six- day war of 1967 against israel, egypt and syria lost a tremendous amount of territory hoping to gain it back, egyptian and syrian forces launched a simultaneous attack on israel on yom kippur, the holiest of days on the jewish calendar. Effects-based operations (ebo) is not a new concept strategic leaders have used ebo's principles of war-planning to solve foreign policy crises without explicitly acknowledging it as a guiding principle the diplomatic, information, military and economic (dime) construct has been chosen to analyze the 1973 yom kippur.