This is not fresh news, Netanyahu lied to Obama as well many a time, he
lied to the Palestinians and have been watching him for 30 years. He is
what he is.
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In 1969, veterans of the Haganah, Irgun and WWII were asked to help defend the northern communities. The media described a giant success, but archives show they were mostly asked to help with the harvest.