Mr.Chairman: The repeat of 1967?

In light of the Iranian reality, leaders of Israel's top political parties must urgently adopt the approach taken by Eshkol in the course of the days before the war in 1967.

September 25, 2007 13:05
Mr.Chairman: The repeat of 1967?

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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. Read the rest of this blog

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