Lasting Effects: How the Six Day War Transformed the Middle East


The 1967 Six Day War altered the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East. Its aftermath has defined the contours of the Arab-Israeli conflict, inter-Arab politics, Israeli politics and US relations with the region since. How has the outcome of the war shaped U.S. diplomacy, the political landscape of the region, and efforts to resolve the Arab-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts?

Moderator: Jane Eisner, Editor-in-Chief, The Forward

Ambassador Dennis Ross, Counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich, Israel’s former Ambassador to the United States and former Chief Negotiator with Syria, President of the Israel Institute, Professor Emeritus of Middle Eastern History of Tel Aviv University, Distinguished Global Professor at NYU and a Distinguished Fellow at the Brookings Institution

Part of The Six Day War: A Fifty-Year Retrospective – Co-presented by the Anti-Defamation League and the LBJ Presidential Library