Knives, Tanks, and Missiles by Eliot A. Cohen, Michael J. Eisenstadt, and Andrew J. Bacevich; The Sword and the Olive by Martin
An appendix to Eliot Cohen, Michael Eisenstadt, and Andrew Bacevich’s Knives, Tanks, and Missiles lists “Five Scenarios for War” between Israel and its neighbors-”each of which,” write the authors, “illustrates the variety of demands on the Israeli milita
About the Author
Hillel Halkin is a columnist for the New York Sun and a veteran contributor to COMMENTARY. Portions of the present essay were delivered at Northwestern University in March as the Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization.