The outcome of the War of independence was that the Israel's gained a lot of new territory starting from the partition to the Negev Dessert.  This caused many Palestine's to become refugees and start small terrorist attacks on the jewish within Israel. The Suez Crisis was a major point in history because it shifted the influence of power within the region from British and French to Russian and American.  Nasser at the time nationalized the Canal declaring then that the Israel's were no longer aloud to use the canal for trade. However, the Israel's had a policy to attack first before they were attacked giving them the upper hand. They were so powerful that the Americans forced them to stop, they brought in the first series of UN peacekeepers introduced by Lester B. Pearson.  The outcome was essentially the change over in power as well as the Jewish's economy flourishing. The 6 day war started when Nasser expelled the UN peacekeepers from the Canal area.  The Isreal's know of the upcoming attack through secret intelligence and follow through with their attack-first policy.  They destroy the Egyptians airforce as well as taking vast amounts of new territory (Senai Pennisula, Golan Heights, and the West Bank).  The entire war lasted 6 days and in the end the Israel's said they would return their land if guaranteed peace something that they had never had assurance of. Yom Kippur War was the Egyptians plan for another secret attack, this time it was planned over the Yom Kippur holiday.  They have gains in territory at the beginning but then the US sends aid into Israel.  The war ultimately ends with the borders remaining unchanged. OPEC then raised the oil prices by 70% making the west push strongly for a settlement.  The Yom Kippur War was another shift in war altercations.  After 1973 wars became largely based over resources instead of religion as they were previously. This all furthered the establishment of Israel as a country because they proved that they could stand up for themselves and they weren't going down without a fight. 

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