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    • Gil
    • 11.11.09 | 08:23 (IST)

    "No effort was made to get the prisoners released", due to the squabbling of the leadership over who was responsible. Truth is during most of those years(1955-1968) what leverage did Israel have over Egypt? None in my opinion, EXCEPT in 1956/7 after the Sinai Campaign when we held some 6,000 Egyptian prisoners. Says something about Ben-Gurion and his colleagues. Thank you Meir Amit-only your insistence after the Six Day War got them out.

    from the article: MI figures out what went wrong in Lavon affair - 55 years later
    First published 02:02 11.11.09 | Last updated 08:35 11.11.09
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