Did Israel secretly allow Egyptian victories on the battlefield?
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The Yom Kippur War in 1973 had far-reaching implications, concluding in the Camp David Accords.
It saw Israel return the entire Sinai Peninsula to Egypt and the subsequent Egyptian–Israeli peace treaty — the first time an Arab country recognized the Jewish state as a legitimate entity.
But before all of this occurred, the Arab coalition jointly launched a surprise attack against Israel on October 6th, 1973.
Previously, the Arab world was humiliated by Israel’s lopsided rout of the Egyptian–Syrian–Jordanian alliance during the 1967 Six-Day War, as the Israelis had consistently done throughout 1948 Arab–Israeli War (Israel’s War of Independence) and the Suez Crisis in the 1950s.
Yet, the Arabs felt psychologically vindicated by early successes in the 1973 conflict.
According to one Israeli military insider, though, could these early successes have been fabricated … by Israel?