Tag: Operation Defensive Shield
Why Arafat Went to War: The Wrong Lessons from Lebanon and Kosovo
June 19, 2002 | Brig. Gen. Eival Gilady
When Yasser Arafat unleashed terrorist violence against Israel in September 2000, he was applying mistaken lessons from the conflicts in Lebanon and Kosovo, according to Brig. Gen. Eival Gilady, speaking at the inaugural lecture of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs on May 27, 2002.