Israel-Palestine conflict …. we continue!!
The following data was compiled from a PBS documentary:
1969 – 1970 (War of Attrition)
“In March 1969, Nasser announced that the cease-fire of June 1967 was null and void, and the “War of Attrition” was officially launched. Nasser believed that he could inflict such a heavy toll [given the wide disparity in the populations of Israel and Egypt, Israel could not afford as many casualties as the Egyptians] that the Israelis would retreat back into the Sinai, and/or that they would become more amenable to a political solution on Egypt’s terms…In August 1970, a cease fire along the canal came into effect.”
1970 Black September
“In Jordan the Palestinian guerrilla organizations created a state within a state that posed a challenge to the rule of King Hussein. The king ordered his army to disarm and break the power of these organizations. In the ensuing civil war thousands of Palestinians were killed, and…
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