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Arab armies

Hillel Frisch

Arab armies

religious, economic and structural dimensions

by Hillel Frisch

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Published by Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arab countries -- Armed Forces.,
  • Middle East -- Armed Forces.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHillel Frisch.
    SeriesMideast security and policy studies -- no. 54, Security and policy studies -- no. 54.
    ContributionsMerkaz Besa le-meḥḳarim asṭraṭegiyim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA854 .F75 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[65] p. :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20228879M

      Arab armies perform poorly, but looking at Islamic Arab non-state groups and militias, it is obvious that they have been more efficient on the battleground. Maybe these militias and clans came as a result of the inefficiency of the Arab : Romy Haber. Armies of Sand, Kenneth M. Pollack's powerful and riveting history of Arab armies from the end of World War Two to the present, assesses these differing explanations and isolates the most important causes. Over the course of the book, he examines the combat performance of fifteen Arab armies and air forces in virtually every Middle Eastern war.

    Type Arab armies IDF AFVs: Egypt, Syria and Iraq used T/85, T, T, PT, and SU/ World War II-vintage Soviet self-propelled guns. Jordan used US M47, M48, and M48A1 Patton tanks. Panzer IV, Sturmgeschütz III and Jagdpanzer IV (ex-German vehicles all used by Syria): M50 and M51 Shermans, M48A3 Patton, Centurion, AMX, M32 Tank Recovery on: Middle East.   Trump’s newest Syria scam: Putting “Arab armies” in charge In his book The End of Iraq, Peter Galbraith writes that Paul Bremer, the American proconsul in Baghdad after the invasion, was absolutely convinced of the need to disband the Kurdish military force known as the peshmerga.

    How Israel nearly lost the Yom-Kippur War. We have all heard the expression do not underestimate your enemy, yet that has happened so many times in Military history. Israel’s relatively easy victory over Egypt, Syria, Jordan and Iraq during the   The Arab Spring had a military dimension in both its targets—regimes with a military background—and its outcomes. Where the armed forces acted in their entirety or partially sided with the protesters, regime change succeeded; where they did not, it : Gaub, Florence.


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The bulk of his book is dedicated to explaining why this is the case. He dismisses as myths the four primary explanations given for Arab military failures: the notion that Arab armies lack. The modern wars of the Middle East began inwhen the Syrians, Egyptians, Jordanians and Lebanese were unofficially at war with the Jewish settlers of Palestine.

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How and why do military apparatuses actively intervene in politics. One of the main aims of this book is to emphasize the role of Middle Eastern armies in the popular insurgencies that came to be known. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roubiçek, Marcel. Early modern Arab armies.

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