Author's Response to Galia Golan's Review Essay on 1973

The Road to War

in Israel Studies Review
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Forty years after the events of the Yom Kippur War, we are at a turning point in research and writing about the war, which is now evolving from preliminary research to source-based writing. This transition should be accompanied by an understanding that the familiar dominant narratives, based in many cases on partial and incomplete information, often incorrect and biased, are now being replaced by broader and updated perspectives based on more reliable documentation.