Lessons of the Past, Failures of the Present

By Ari Bussel

When there is an accelerated progression of events, a responsible party is expected to be ready for anything that may come next.

Let us take the case of the Israeli embassy in Cairo, Egypt, as an example. Israel and Egypt have maintained a peace for the last thirty-two years. Some may have described it as a cold peace, but it allowed Israel to redeploy its assets with a concentration on the northern front with Syria and Lebanon. There was no need to maintain a deterrent protective force of several divisions in the south.

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