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Israel's 'Victory' in Six-Day War Was a Loss
Palestinian protesters hold the Syrian national flag to show their support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a demonstration outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, June 7, 2013. The demonstration marked the 46th anniversary of the 1967 Middle East war, when Israel captured east Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Golan Heights. (photo by REUTER/Baz Ratner )
By: Akiva Eldar for Al-Monitor Israel Pulse Posted on June 7.
Secretary of State John Kerry is a veteran and experienced politician. You won’t catch him saying the word “occupation,” not even when he refers to the territories captured in the 1967 war, which has its 46th anniversary this week. When an American politician appears at the AJC Global Forum, the American Jewish Committee, he is especially careful in choosing his words.