Agranat Commission of Inquiry Interim Report (April ) il/news/politics/ Chapter 1: Preface. 1. Israel finally releases the late prime minister’s testimony before the Agranat in advance but did not properly pass information along, declassified report says. The Agranat Commission’s reports were ferociously debated on the front pages of newspapers, on radio and television, by every cab driver and shopkeeper.

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Though they had the ability to launch a limited war, they knew perfectly well that Israel would not feel itself bound by the rules of that game, and a limited war would quickly escalate into a general one. The Agranat commission determined that evaluation of intelligence had been entrusted to a single body, and therefore recommended a number of changes in the Israeli intelligence apparetus: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The attacks on SAM missile installations were based on old intelligence – the mobile missiles had since been moved and were no longer where intelligence said that they would be.

Agranat Commission

The full text of the report, except for 48 pages, was made public 1 January Golda Meir protocols from Agranat Commission released. I couldn’t get a logical answer,” Yadin said. Many years rrport, a National Security Council was created to implement reporf of the Commission’s recommendations. Add to this the various accounts that were published in Arab countries, and the constant reinterpretation that is demanded by the perspective of time, the confusion caused by the clouding of memories and deaths of some of the protagonists.

This site is a part of the Zionism and Israel on the Web Project. A smattering of family members and fellow veterans gather at the Kiryat Shaul Military Cemetery in Tel Aviv to remember Shmuel Gonen — blamed by a generation for the losses on the southern front.

Additional resignations of senior officers due to Agranat Commission recommendations included the head of the AMAN research departmentthe head of the Ageanat branch in the research department and others. The Committee sat for sessions, agarnat which they listened to the testimony of 58 witnesses. Mossad tried to kill Saddam in the s.


Bomb in a book was opened by a different top Iraqi official, killing him, Israel TV documentary reveals; agents also sent bomb that injured top Nazi Alois Brunner in Damascus. This report caused public uproar and unhappiness in the army.

It is noteworthy that even after the information was transmitted to the government, the government failed to begin a general call up of reserves or even an adequate partial call up.

Interview in Maariv25 January Military agrranat also thought that Syria would only attack if Egypt did. The conclusions of the report inspired the creation of an advisor to the Prime Minister on intelligence matters, and of a special AMAN military intelligence unit tasked with the creation of a situation evaluation that is the opposite of the accepted one. They were standing on Saturday. The lack of definition of responsibilities that is current in the area of defense, an area second to none in critical importance, makes effective action difficult, detracts from focusing legal authority and even causes lack of clarity and confusion in the public You have to keep a source, but use the information you get.

After the warning was received, on the morning of Yom Kippur, the regular armored force did not deploy on the Suez canal front, and no clear order was given to the head of the Southern Command General Gonenregarding how to deploy to meet the expected attack. This conception, which was based on some inflexible principles, prevented the evaluation and analysis of qgranat intelligence information, that had arrived from various intelligence sources and warned explicitly of the dangers of war.

Haganah and Hagana are alternative acceptable transliterations. Meir had no combat experience or understanding of military strategy.

The second part was published 10 July and contained the reasons for the conclusions of the first report. This was a critical error that was responsible for the loss of many lives. In Abba Eban ‘s words “The conclusions Israelis can only hope lessons were truly learned. In Arabic there are several letters that have similar sounds. The Cabinet implied authority when it stated that the Cabinet has authority over all areas not covered by other legislation.

As Minister of Defense, Dayan had overall responsibility for the lack of readiness of IDF, and for IDF intelligence failures, as well as for not recommending an immediate call up of reserves either on Friday or Saturday morning before the attack. Second, Zeira’s concept laid down, if there was to be a war, it would be a short one.


Judgment in Jerusalem

One again, the report was written as if the Agranat Commission had no knowledge of the existence of Ashraf Marwan, and did not know that Zeira’s report was based on information received from Marwan only the previous day. The report was published at various levels of secrecy and only a part of it was made public. Questions and Answers Why Yom Kippur day? Shlaim, Avi The Iron Wall: The commission was an official National Commission agfanat Inquiry appointed by the Israeli government to investigate the circumstances leading to the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War.

Many of the conclusions and hearings of the Agranat Commission were not fully declassified for many years, and perhaps reporg are still classified. Yet vital units such as field intelligence were not called up, so that there were no updated targeting reports and it was difficult to provide air support for battles in the Golan Heights. The Army “, clarifying the IDF’s legal status. Meir was asked if she received any major updates while she was abroad, and she replied that she had.

The second value is my obligation to my subordinates, and the third value is my obligation to my superiors. She talked about the Syria alert, which was raised according to Military Intelligence Directorate Aman aagranat fear it would strike Israel after the September 13 MiG incident.

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Agranat Commission

Committee member, former Chief of General Staff Yigael Yadinasked Meir invasive questions, compared to other members, who defended her. I can understand that there are sources you really have to preserve, but sometimes we were over guarded, like in this matter. Marwan has wrongly been cast as a Mossad agent in several sources, but he was not.

Israel and the Arab World. Quoting from the Agranat report in translation: In that year, which marked the twentieth anniversary of agdanat war, the newspaper demanded that the government declassify the contents of the report about which the public was most curious.

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