Building Israel's Military

The Twin Wars

How the Six Day War and the Yom Kippur War shaped Israel.

The Sinai Campaign

Israel's First Military Offensive.

Peace Will Be Established

An excerpt from the 1979 peace treaty between Israel and Egypt

U.N. Security Council Resolution 242

The United Nations responds to Israel's territorial gains in the Six Day War.

Yom Kippur War Implications

The Yom Kippur War led to a fragile but lasting peace between Israel and Egypt.

Yom Kippur War

A surprise attack on a holy day in 1973.

Israel’s Foreign Policy

An examination of the development of the Israeli military.