Israeli Victory Without Gain
Steven J. Rosen, in Interna-Without Gain tional Security (Spring 1978), 9 Divinity
St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138.
As the euphoria surrounding the 1977 autumn peace initiative Egypt's President Anwar Sadat began to subside, there was speculation in Washington about the possibility of a fifth Arab-Israeli war. Such a struggle, says Rosen, Senior Research Fellow at Australia's National University, would result in a decisive Israeli battlefield victory, but no political or diplomatic gains for either...