ISRAEL: Looking Back, In Anger

Monday-morning quarterbacking about Israel's lack of preparedness for the October war plunged the country into a new political crisis last week. Ironically, the trouble was caused by the Agranat Commission of Inquiry that had been appointed to clear the air and provide an authoritative answer to the question of who was responsible. Instead, the commission's interim report raised more questions than it answered and threatened to engulf Premier Golda Meir's shaky coalition government in yet another struggle for survival only a month after she had successfully patched up differences in her...

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