World: Israel's Bar-Lev: How to Cope With the Arab Armies

AFTER Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, the most powerful man in Israel's military establishment is Lieut. General Haim Bar-Lev, 45. Chief of staff of the armed forces, Bar-Lev is an armor expert who has been called "Israel's General Patton." In an interview with TIME Correspondent Marlin Levin last week, Bar-Lev discussed Israel's strategy and the war with the Arabs. Excerpts:

Q. Will SA3 missiles mean more Israeli raids over Egypt?

A. Egypt today cannot indulge in large-scale offensive operations. She cannot even shell our lines for long because she knows that she will get it...

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