The Century of Warfare

Season 1 Episode 25

War in the Middle East 1946 - 1989

Aired Unknown Jan 02, 1994 on A&E
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War in the Middle East 1946 - 1989
Since 1945 the Middle East has never been free of conflict. While that between the Arabs and Israelis has dominated, many other wars have taken place. Given the strategic and economic importance of the region, UN and other international forces have often been hard put to contain the violence.This episode describes the course of the conflict between Arab and Jew, the rise of Islamic Fundamentalism, and the long war of attrition between Iran and Iraq.* The Saga of the Exodus * Suez 1956* PLO Terrorism* The Yom Kippur War 1973 * Bloody Beirutmoreless

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