Israel: Pairing Off the Generals

Israeli Premier Levi Eshkol and his Arab counterparts have one thing in common: they all find Defense Minister Moshe Dayan hard to handle. The eye-patched general, who was brought into the Cabinet over Eshkol's misgivings, thinks the Premier reacted far too slowly to the Arab threats that preceded the six-day war. And Dayan does not care who knows it. Eshkol would like to downplay their differences, at least for the time being, but last week, after Dayan sounded off before a group of Israeli politicians, the Premier felt compelled to answer back. "I am astonished...

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