The period after the Six day war is considered as the key period in the history of the contemporary Arab East where political regimes took a definitive shape. The period between 1967 and 1973 was important in the Arab-Israeli conflict owing to the fear (military) of Israel and the contradictions in the Arab unity. This shows how important the political impact of this event was to be. Along with a large political impact there was also a series of economic and social effects. However, one could also say that the economic and social effect was majorly caused due to the political impact. This is particularly true in countries where most of the national affairs are governed by the state. The result of the Six day war was the occupation of the Golan highs, West Bank, Gaza Strip and Sinai desert. These occupied territories seeded the division of the Arab world. Therefore, it is important to understand the consequences of Six Day War which gave rise to the division between the Palestinian resistance movements and the radical states (Syria, Iraq, Libya and Sudan). On the other hand, the other Arab countries were looking for a diplomatic solution.
[...] This growth has permitted the birth of movements with an ideological orientation. The P.L.O. was badly viewed on an international plan because of the radicalism of its leader, Shukery. So, he had to resign in December 1967, with the big pressure of Nasser, in order to unify P.L.O. and the resistance movements. For this task, he found a precious ally in Y. Arafat who was also trying to convince others to join his movement, the Fatah. In January 1968, the Fatah called a meeting of the twelve biggest groups but only eight accepted. [...]
[...] But Syria and Egypt were opposed, so the clash happened showing that Arab states were using Palestinian resistance movements in order to solve their own rivalry in this region. Palestinian resistance movements were used as instrument of rivalry and were the main factor of the Arab division. In this respect it seems to be right that : " Where there is ideology, there shall be schism The Six day war has made a real division as much within Arab countries, than within the P.L.O. [...]
[...] What was the impact of the 1967 War on Arab and Palestinian politics? Introduction The period after the " Six day war " is " the key period of the History of the contemporary Arab East where political regimes [ . ] take their definitive shape It is obvious that this lap of time between 1967 and 1973 was an essential turn in the Arab-Israeli conflict because of, firstly, the military fear of Israel and, secondly, the contradictions in the Arab unity. [...]
[...] Moreover, the most important sign of unity was given by the affirmation of union in order to help Palestinians. So, the final declaration affirms that all Arab states agreed for : - " no recognition of Israel " ; - " no negotiation with it For the first time, Arab states understood that their lack of means and co- ordination was a problem in their fight against Israel. So, they decided to use Oil as a " positive weapon " ; that means that they would stop the Oil embargo which was decided on two months before in order, firstly, to finance states that have been hardly touched by the war, in order to " eliminate the effects of the aggression " and, secondly, to finance their military needs. [...]
[...] even if Nasser knew that he could not try to control it anymore with its new stronger positions. His reasons were simple : firstly, this could annoy Israel, secondly, this could give him the opportunity to show to the world the efforts of a " weak people against an oppressive state " for gaining international sympathy and to benefit of their prestigious position within the Arab world. Secondly, by a direct means with the " Attrition war " around the Suez Canal. [...]
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