ISRAEL: Who's in Charge Here?

After Count Bernadotte was murdered, the government of Israel gave the impression that it would seriously try to break up organized terrorism. It passed a drastic anti-terrorist decree, forced the illegal Irgun into the regular Israeli army and clapped 187 members of the Stern gang, which boasted of killing Bernadotte, into the Jaffa jail. Last week it was quite apparent that the Israeli government's bark was no match for the Stern gang's bite.

The Sternist prisoners at Jaffa made their own rules, ripped bars from the windows and tore down the steel doors...

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