Six Fateful Days, in retrospect

Posted on June 6, 2007 In Blog

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Israel’s spectacular, come from behind, against-all-odds victory in the 1967 Six Day War. A sampling of the media coverage:

The UK Guardian has an audio interview with Vice Premier Shimon Peres:

Bret Stephens has a retrospective view on some of the alternate history:

Fouad Ajami’s examination of the diplomatic overtures and discussions in May 1967 ends with a three paragraph summary of his view as to how the outcome of the war changed the Middle East for Arabs generally, for Palestinians and for Israel:

The chief chronicler of the Six Day War, Michael Oren, has this piece in the LA Times:,0,2588176.story?coll=la-opinion-center