Adam Garfinkle

Adam Garfinkle is editor of the American Interest, and the author of Politics and Society in Modern Israel (M.E. Sharpe, 2000).

Six Days, and Forty Years


On Saturday, June 3, 1967, Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol concluded a meeting of his inner cabinet with these words: “Nothing will be settled by a military victory. The Arabs will still be here.” Eshkol, who had for weeks resisted the eagerness of his generals and much of his public for war in hopes that […]

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