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    • Franco
    • 09.01.07 | 06:19 (IST)

    Mark Lincoln, are you saying that in 1967, Israel was not in imminent life danger? Do I remember Channel of Suez and Straits of Tiran being closed to Israeli vessels (an act of war under U.N. treaties), do I remember Nasser's words "the aim of the war with the Zionists will be the eradication of the Zionist Entity... it will be a war of extermination", do I remember the ultimatum given by Nasser to U.N. truce keeping forces to evacuate the Egiptyan-Israeli border due to imminent start of hostilities? Maybe I dreamt....

    from the article: An alibi for the Arrow
    First published 00:00 08.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.01.07
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