June 1967 War Begins

June 5, 2024

Egypt was on alert, expecting an Israeli attack to come at dawn. However, the Israelis delay and do not strike until 8:15 AM, when most Egyptian pilots are at breakfast and Egyptian commanders caught in traffic.

Israel’s 9/11 — Changes in the U.S.-Israel Relationship Since the June 1967 War

June 3, 2024

In the days before the June 1967 war, President Lyndon Johnson warned Israel against war, saying, “If you go it alone, you will be alone.” President Joe Biden issued a similar warning in March against Israel launching an offensive in Rafah, part of the Israeli campaign to destroy Hamas’ control of Gaza after the Oct. […]

Israel Annexes East Jerusalem After June 1967 War

June 27, 2022

Following Israel’s victory and subsequent acquisition of Jordan’s territory along the West Bank of the Jordan River in the war, the Israeli government annexes roughly 70 square kilometers of land next to West Jerusalem.