Battleground Lebanon (Firepower Pictorials) by Samuel Katz

By Samuel Katz

Images and drawings of the clash in Lebanon because the 1980's with weaponry and squaddies.

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Ethiopia's desire for arms provided the United States with some residual leverage which enabled the Pentagon to acquire significant concessions. Not only was Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie forced to accept a long term, 25 year lease, but the Americans refused to provide a specific commitment to defend the base if it came under attack. But what eventually induced the United States to aid Ethiopia was Haile Selassie's convincing manipulation of Dulles' notion of a 'northern tier' of defence which had been expressed in the Baghdad Pact of 1955.

32 The French presence in the area had been based from the beginning on a concept popular with the military under de Gaulle - that of the coup d'arret - the decisive application of force in a crisis, applied early enough to ensure the achievement of objectives before the situation deteriorated to the point where only the deployment of sizeable forces would be decisive. The prepositioning of forces overseas was a signal to a potential belligerent of French resolve to defend its national interests and deter aggression.

But it had also become clear that they were now confident that a threat to one member would represent a threat to all, regardless of the nationality of the shipping interdicted. The Anglo-French exercises underlined the fact that the interests involved were vital not only to French 40 NATO, The Warsaw Pact and Africa security, but also that of the Alliance of which it was still a member even though it had withdrawn from the integrated military command. The Soviet Union was left in no doubt that the Alliance would defend its interests, if necessary by force.

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