June 11, 2021

The Imaginary Miracle and Other Delusions of the Six-Day War

The Imaginary Miracle and Other Delusions of the Six-Day War

In 1967, in order to garner US support for their attack on Egypt, Israel falsely claimed to have been under existential threat by Egypt, which was planning on attacking them and perpetrating another Holocaust. The truth was quite different. Miko Peled, son of IDF General Matityahu Peled, is my guest.


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Miko Peled

Speaker, author, activist

Miko Peled needs no introduction - he's a famous guy. But if you want, you can check out his website (https://mikopeled.com/) or podcast (https://mikopeledpodcast.podbean.com). If you really want to know what kind of guy he is, though, the most emblematic snippet I can think of offhand is this:

Miko Peled followed his father’s footsteps at first, joining Israel’s Special Forces after high school and earning the red beret, but he soon grew to regret his decision. He surrendered his status as soon as he earned it, becoming a medic, and finally, disgusted by the 1982 Lebanon invasion, he buried his service pin in the dirt. (Wikipedia)

That about chalks up Miko.