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The repeat of 1967?
In the summer of 1967, Israel found itself in trouble: the Egyptians had closed the Straits of Tiran, expelled UN forces from the Sinai and mobilized a massive amount of troops on its border with Israel. Calls of war echoed from the direction of then Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, Damascus and numerous other places. The prime minister at the time, Levi Eshkol, made a move: he offered the leader of the opposition, Menahem Begin, to join his government.
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