Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Who Is Blurring the Lines?

But were those orders not the result of B-G misleading his ministers and misrepresenting what had transpired the previous few months?

One of Yaari’s main concerns was that the sinking of the Altalena, when the Israel Defense Forces downed a ship belonging to the pre-state Irgun militia, was described alongside the murder of Yitzhak Rabin at the hands of a Jewish extremist as an example of political violence. According to The Jerusalem Post , Yaari contended that the comparison blurred “the lines between murder for political-ideological reasons and orders given by a government head.”

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