ISRAEL: Battle of the Generals

Not all of Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan's famous victories have been won on the desert sands. Last week he scored a notable triumph in a meeting of the Secretariat, the governing body of Israel's ruling Labor Party. By a vote of 78-0, the members approved a Dayan-originated plan—long and bitterly opposed by such doves as Foreign Minister Abba Eban and Finance Minister Pinhas Sapir—for Israeli economic penetration into the occupied Arab territories. The Secretariat vote enormously enhanced Dayan's position within the Labor Party and quite possibly established him as the man...

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