For whatever reason, in those six days of 1967 the organized American Jewish community came under the spell of the myth of Israel’s insecurity—the conviction that, despite the obvious evidence of its overwhelming strength, Israel was a tiny “David” constantly menaced by neighboring “Goliaths,” which gave Israel the right to do anything as long as it was declared bishvil bitachon (“for the sake of security”).
An excellent article which looks into the truth behind the political reasons for the 1967 ‘war’ and asks whether the lie from the Israeli military that it is protecting itself, its actually putting Jews at risk in Israel.
Would the Palestinians not settle for the West Bank and Gaza? Would they demand more? The article above gives a clear answer.