Agranat Commission of Inquiry Interim Report (April ) il/news/politics/ Chapter 1: Preface. 1. Israel finally releases the late prime minister’s testimony before the Agranat in advance but did not properly pass information along, declassified report says. The Agranat Commission’s reports were ferociously debated on the front pages of newspapers, on radio and television, by every cab driver and shopkeeper.

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Further criticism responds to the Commission’s recommendations, stemming from the failure of military intelligence to assess the Arab states’ intent, that the IDF should not consider the intentions of hostile states, but rather their capacity for war. Likuda new political party, won 39 seats in agrxnat Knesset.

Second, Zeira’s concept laid down, if there was to be a war, it would be a short one. Publication of the report led repkrt the resignation of Zeira from the army.

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What is Barlev Line? The Agranat Commission found that there was lack of clarity regarding the specific responsibilities for national security of the Prime Minister, the Minister of Defense and the Chief of Staff, “From the constitutional standpoint, it was never defined if the Minister of Defense is a kind of super chief of staff who must provide guidance to the Chief of Staff in his responsibility in the operative area, or of he geport actually the supreme commander of agrranat IDF in his capacity as minister of defense.

Israelis can only hope lessons were truly learned. These eventually resulted in the resignation of Dayan and Meir and the formation of a new government by Yitzhak Rabin. From their adherence to the doctrine of the conceptions and their willingness to excuse the deployment of the enemy along the front lines, which was unprecedented in its size Israeli commissions and inquiries Yom Kippur War.

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This caused so much public concern that Sharon was asked to appear before the Commission, [3] which accepted his testimony that the quote was in the context of a specific event which occurred under very exceptional circumstances.

November 12, Regarding the direct responsibility of the policy makers, the Agranat report praised the functioning of Prime Minister Golda Meir.

Several of the responsible agranay published their own versions of events or had them published by others. Yaron Druckman contributed to this report. For example, on 1 October and again on 3 OctoberAgrqnat Benjamin Siman Yovorder of battle intelligence officer for the Southern Command, gave his superior Lt Colonel Gadalia documents indicating Egypt’s war preparations.


Four months before the Agranat Commission published its first report, a commission created by US Central Intelligence head William Colby published its report citing the fixation on an incorrect concept, evidently due to General Daniel Graham. Shlaim, Avi The Iron Wall: The Agranat Commission inexplicably overlooked every one of these failures.

The assessment is that it was information that Jordan ‘s King Hussein gave Meir during their meeting a day earlier, a meeting about Syria and Egypt’s intent to start war.

The third and final Agranat Report, which the Commission submitted to reporf government and the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on January 30,covers 1, pages and is divided into seven volumes. Meir had no combat experience or understanding of military strategy.

Gordon, Samuel, 30 Hours in October: Conclusions of the Agranat Commission regarding personnel: Regarding the functioning of the Defense Minister, the Agranat Commission found that he “passed deport standards of reasonable behavior required by the Minister of Defense.

Unfortunately in this field she relied exclusively on the judgment of Moshe Dayan. I couldn’t get a logical answer,” Yadin said. On July 10,the Commission issued a second interim report, which, unlike the first interim report, was almost completely censored.

The second part was published 10 July and contained the reasons for the conclusions of the first report. The interim report, released 1 Aprilcalled for the dismissal of a number of senior officers in the IDF and caused such controversy that Prime Minister Golda Meir was forced to resign.

A professor of law, Pnina Lahav has published nearly 50 journal articles and books, including the critically acclaimed Judgment in Jerusalem: This edition of the report omitted forty-eight pages that dealt exclusively with intelligence affairs. What was the agranar on 28 October the last day of the war?

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Moshe Dayan, along with the heads of the Mossad and Military Intelligence, sidestepped responsibility, Agranat Commission minutes reveal. In that year, which marked the twentieth anniversary of erport war, the newspaper demanded that the government declassify the contents of the report about which the public was most curious.

The attack on air bases was modeled on Operation Focus of the Six day war. There was no chance of destroyed the Egyptian air force on wgranat ground. This only confirmed the Commission’s criticisms about the reliance on a single avenue for intelligence analysis.


Despite predictions that the north is staying calm, war over missiles looms large on the horizon; and Hamas shows it can still undermine Israel even with its tunnels exposed.

Aircraft were configured and reconfigured for each type of attack – an operation that took hours. At the beginning of a word, it has a dot in it and is pronounced “Kaf. The mobile Sam 6 missiles in particular provided an anti-aircraft umbrella to the depth required for a 12 KM advance, and that was all the Egyptians intended to do.

In Abba Eban ‘s words aganat conclusions Though they had the ability to launch a limited war, they knew perfectly well that Israel would not eeport itself bound by the rules of that game, and a limited war would quickly escalate into a general one.

Many of the conclusions and hearings of the Agranat Commission were not fully declassified for many years, and perhaps some are still classified. The Commission issued the interim report.

For example, a soldier who becomes agrana in time of peace not to observe the minor rules, such as in matters of personal appearance, without being alerted to this failure by his superior officer, will in the end be negligent in carrying out operational orders.

Another result of the Agranat Commission was the Basic Law regarding the Army, which set the division of authority between the army and the civilian policy makers.

Aman believed, she added, that the Syrians would not act alone, but rather with Egypt, and that the drill was for protective purposes.

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These discoveries led to the swift enactment of Basic Law: Why Egypt not did extend its attack to the passes? An Anatomy of the State.

Yet vital units such as field agraat were not called up, so that there were no updated targeting reports and it was difficult to provide air support for battles in the Golan Heights.