Zabechi, David T.
February 2009
Military History;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p28
The article looks the capabilities of the Israel Defense Force (IDF). The IDF has become one of the most respected and most reviled of the world's armies. It has served Israel through seven major wars, countless actions in the occupied Palestinian territories, and several spectacular special operations against enemies in such countries a Iraq and Uganda. It as acquired an aura of invincibility although strategic missteps have tarnished such a reputation.


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