There have been numerous dramatic developments in the Middle East during the past year. Although 1981 will not be remembered as a year that contained events with the significance of those in 1956, 1967, 1973, and 1977, it will nonetheless be recalled as a turbulent and intense year in the history of this most dynamic area.
Davis, M. Thomas
"The Politics of Begin's Baghdad Raid,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 35
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol35/iss2/6