Jake's fairytale #53 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Gurion
    • 13.06.06 | 19:33 (IDT)

    "Ben Gurion himself came to regret his attitude toward Begin during the Altalena affair." - Jake Jake, this is one of the biggest fairytales I have heard. Whatever I said in #14 was supported by a quote. This is the difference between a solid statement and an apologistic one like yours. The Irgun said nothing about Bernadotte, nor did I ascribe any statement to them. But the story reported by Haaretz is analogous to the mindset that went into the Bernadotte assassination. It shows plausibility. I take it you draw some Altalena info from rightwing sources. They don't like to look like anti-democracy hoodlums, so they confuse you with some unmentioned details. It is today recognized by most to have been a courageous and necessary act. Would have been great if the Palestinians could follow the example.

    from the article: Book links Begin to 1952 plot to kill then-German Chancellor Adenauer
    First published 00:00 13.06.06 | Last updated 00:00 13.06.06
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