To: M. Espinola
Here's some background information from PalestineFacts.org
What led to the Six Day War in 1967?
Military Provocation By Arab Countries and Soviet Disinformation
[subheading down the page]
At the same time, and unknown to the Israelis, the Soviet Union mounted a disinformation campaign pushing Egypt to join Syria against Israel. At that time, the Soviets were providing military and economic aid to both Syria and Egypt. On May 13, 1967 a Soviet parliamentary delegation visited Cairo and informed the Egyptian leaders that Israel had concentrated eleven to thirteen brigades along the Syrian border in preparation for an assault within a few days, with the intention of overthrowing the revolutionary Syrian Government. This was a complete fabrication designed by the Soviets to destabilize the Middle East. Similar false information may have been given to Egypt by the Soviets as early as May 2.
IMO, we should put ourselves in the shoes of various Russian leadership factions and look for likely motives. I recently saw something about Russia making a deal with Lebanon or Syria for a sea port, but I didn't keep the link.
posted on 07/16/2006 3:42:51 PM PDT
(...fiddling while Lebanon burns.)
Thanks for the eye opening link and the info. Russia has been supporting Syria as well as Iran, which in my book makes Russia the enemy and an equal partner in terrorism with Iran and her jihadist proxies.
posted on 07/16/2006 4:33:44 PM PDT
by M. Espinola
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