TIME's Edward Barnes reports that Hagai Amir, brother of Rabin assassin Yigal, has told Israeli police that he and his brother and at least one other Israeli extremist, Dror Adani, had been planning on killing a large number of Arabs with some sort of dramatic incident that would derail the peace process. "That was the reason for the cache of arms and detonating devices discovered at the Yamir house," says Barnes. "It is still unclear at what point the brothers and their friend decided to kill Rabin or whether they were implicated in the other alleged attempts on Rabin's life. But it seems certain that the three talked about killing Rabin on a number of occasions. In any case, what this means is that there was a two-part failure here. Not only was Israeli security unable to protect Rabin, but Israel intelligence also failed to know about this plot to kill Arabs."