How many Israelis have given classified docs to journalists.... ? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 18.04.10 | 02:16 (IDT)

    "How many Israelis have given classified docs to journalists...." - Adelia Goldman For those of us who are long-time Israel watchers and lovers, we know it is an old and honored Israeli tradition to rat out the government to the public. You can start your search by looking into the Lavon Affair. Then you should look into the row over the conduct of the Yom Kippur War. Then you can investigate the controversy over Sharon's conduct in the First Lebanon War. One thing that served Israel well for it's first 40 years was the open and often heated discussion of the nation's objectives and methods. Neither side blanched at revealing those things that were kept secret because they were embarrassing rather than of actual importance.

    from the article: Just how many Israelis have got classified documents at home?
    First published 22:20 15.04.10 | Last updated 12:51 17.04.10
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