50 Years On, U.S. Presidents Still Seek Elusive Peace To A Six-Day War

Israeli soldiers search Arab prisoners as Israeli forces take over the Old City in East Jerusalem on June 8, 1967, during the Arab-Israeli Six Day War. Just 11 days after the war ended, U.S. President Lyndon Johnson offered the first many peace proposals by U.S. presidents over the past half-century.

With Arab armies massed on its frontiers, Israel unleashed a lightning strike on June 5, 1967. Donald Trump is now the 10th president seeking a lasting solution to that brief war.

(Image credit: AP)


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