Today in Middle Eastern history: the Arab-Israeli War begins (1948)

I need to begin this post by telling you that the title is not really correct, in that to say the Arab-Israeli War “began” on May 15, 1948, is to gloss over the fact that the Arab Israeli War was really the third act of an Israeli war of independence that stretched back to 1944. … Continue reading Today in Middle Eastern history: the Arab-Israeli War begins (1948)