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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 07.02.10 | 05:35 (IST)

    I was a great fan and friend of Israel in the spring of 1967. I am still a great friend and fan - if a very disappointed one - of Israel today. But i most intensely remember those days when I was in high school, reading Aviation Week and paying attention to what was happening. I do not think I am wrong. I remember how divided the Israeli government was. Many thought the war unnecessary, and others thought it was the only option. And I remember how the question came down to whether Israel could afford to stay mobilized without striking or not. The ability of Israeli shipping - the ship was embargoed in Miami because of inability to pay fees - was never the actual fact which caused the war. The FACT was that Israel could not stay on a status of high alert forever. Either a war had to be, or a stand down had to occur. The nation could not stand on high alert for another month. So Eschkol did what he had to do.

    from the article: Tension with Syria can turn into war in an instant
    First published 02:08 05.02.10 | Last updated 19:32 05.02.10
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