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By Ehud Eilam

In line with an insider's wisdom of weaponry and of tangible Israeli and Egyptian conflict suggestions, this ebook examines how of the most powerful nearby militaries might most probably struggle a excessive depth battle within the center East. The ebook examines how a number of the components in play - the conflict for air superiority, air-ground bombardment, armor, and infantry collisions - might form the result of the clash, discussing every one issue individually on the way to spotlight its significance. The research attracts on earlier (mainly Arab-Israeli) conflicts, and in addition at the author's two decades of expertise in learning and doing study on Israel's nationwide approach and army doctrine. interesting new concerns are checked out, similar to the demilitarization of the Sinai Peninsula and either armies being mostly outfitted with US army undefined. How may the inability of army infrastructure within the Peninsula dictate the process the clash? What problems with id and pleasant fireplace could the similarity of kit deliver? The ebook additionally examines the diversity of confrontations that Israel may well face - corresponding to excessive depth, hybrid, and coffee depth wars - and the corresponding responses and techniques it may well decide upon in safety. it will be crucial interpreting for a person drawn to glossy excessive depth conflict, the Arab-Israeli clash, and the prospective way forward for the center East. *** Eilam provides a really cogent, really apt and compelling research of what the long run army disagreement among Israel and Egypt in Sinai may perhaps appear like. -- Hillel Frisch, Professor of Political and center East experiences, Bar-Ilan U. [Subject: center East reviews, army reviews, Politics]

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In such a case the latter would consider striking when the EAF was in other countries. Attacking Egyptian planes in airfields in Sudan and Libya would be less problematic, militarily and politically, than doing so in Saudi Arabia, which is more important politically and economically and more powerful militarily than Libya and Sudan. Israel would aim to keep Saudi Arabia, which is also a potential ally to Israel in a war against Iran, out of the war against Egypt. e United States, for which a war between Israel and Egypt would be a huge tragedy and an enormous strategic disaster, would strongly oppose involving the Saudi Kingdom in the war.

Then Israel might receive more attention. If Iran is still a substantial threat to Jordan and the Arab Gulf states, those Arab states and possibly Turkey might wish to show Iran their strength by challenging Israel. With Controlling the Skies 31 this challenge, they could prove to Iran that they are willing to protect their interests, even by risking a confrontation. However, because of military and political reasons they would probably wish to avoid an actual fight with Israel. Either way, Israel might not want to take any chances.

In the 1973 war, during the IDF’s crossing of the Suez Canal, the EAF was thrown into battle again and again in order to bomb the Israeli bridgehead. e EAF’s losses were very high. In a future war, if there was a battle at a key point such as a crossroad in Sinai and the EAF was called in, the results might be the same as they were in 1973. It would be another opportunity for the IAF to wear down the EAF, even if that was not the IDF’s original aim. Any time Egyptian ground units would be in distress the Egyptian command would face a dilemma: to dispatch planes to help them or not.

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