The significance of a passport - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Ya'acov
    • 14.02.13 | 08:08 (IST)

    " But Zygier's double identity isn't significant for the story any more than the foreign passport held by many Israelis." If it had been a Palestinian, with no passport, 'disappearing' like this I wonder if there would have been any story at all! It is lucky for Israel that there are foreign countries who still care enough for their citizens to uncover embarrassments like this.

    from the article: The Prisoner X affair is a classic story of Israeli failure
    First published 03:30 14.02.13 | Last updated 02:15 14.02.13
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