The Agranat Commission was a national inquiry commission established on Its Intermediate Report was published on April 1st , focusing on the reasons. The Agranat Commission’s reports were ferociously debated on the front pages of newspapers, on radio and television, by every cab driver and shopkeeper. Agranat Commission investigation and reports regading the Yom Kippur war.

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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. In Septembera spokeswoman for the Ministry of Defense announced the publication of a more comprehensive edition of the Agranat Report.

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Newly elected Member of Knesset and one of the Likud founders, Reserve General Ariel Sharon gave a newspaper interview in which he was quoted as saying that he would disobey orders that he felt were against the interests of the State or his subordinates.

As a response to the Commission’s criticism of eeport military intelligence as the sole route for analysis of information, the Foreign Ministry established a Research and Planning Department.

The state commission of inquiry was set up to investigate the war chaired by Chief Justice Simon Agranat, the Agranat Commission shook the Israeli political system to its foundation. The Agranat Commission determined that Shmuel Gonen Gorodish “Did not properly fulfill his duties and he is responsible in large part of the dangerous situation in which our forces were caught.

Thus, Hatiqva is preferable to Hatikva for example. She was asked first to talk about the warning signs to the war.

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. An Anatomy of the State.


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After his dismissal, Elazar maintained that had he been given more of the information, he would have mobilized the IDF sooner. The Agranat commission determined that evaluation of intelligence had been entrusted to a single body, and therefore recommended a number of changes in the Israeli intelligence apparetus: Forty two pages were made public, the remainder being classified.

Presented to the Israeli government on April 1,this booklet of about forty pages was widely discussed on the front pages of Israeli newspapers immediately upon its publication. On 31 Decemberelections that had been delayed by the war took place. There is no doubt that Elazar should have been more aware of repotr state of the warehouses and military equipment, as well as the problem of one-sided intelligence gathering.

Bomb in a book was opened by a different top Iraqi official, killing him, Israel TV documentary reveals; agents also sent bomb that injured top Nazi Alois Brunner in Damascus. For example, on 1 October and again on 3 OctoberLieutenant Benjamin Siman Yovorder of battle intelligence officer for the Southern Command, gave his superior Lt Colonel Gadalia documents indicating Egypt’s war preparations.

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He became the target of one of the most acrimonious and caustic torrents of criticism the country has ever known. Meir criticized the defense minister. Meir said the chief of staff insisted on an early drafting, since by the time the forces moved into action there’d be at least a day.

Yom Kippur War revelations underline gravity of Iran dilemma facing Israel today.

It is noteworthy that even after the information was transmitted to the government, the government failed to begin a general call up of reserves or even an adequate partial call up. November 12, Evidently, he had asked for a general call up of reserves on the morning of Yom Kippur and was refused.


The Commiseion Commission also determined that there was an inexcusable delay in calling up reserves, and that no defense plan for the case where the regular forces would need to hold back a general attack on the Syrian and Egyptian fronts simultaneously.

Golda Meir commision from Agranat Commission released. Particular criticism relates to its exoneration of the country’s political leadership, especially Defense Minister Dayan. The attacks on SAM missile installations were based on old intelligence – the mobile missiles had commisssion been moved and were no longer where intelligence said that they would be. The Agranat Commission rationalized its decision as follows: Additional resignations of senior officers due to Agranat Commission recommendations included the head of the AMAN research departmentthe head of the Egyptian branch repoort the research department and others.

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The new law still left some issues unresolved, such as who appoints a Chief of Staff and whether the Chief of Staff was the most senior officer in the army. According to the Report: We are further of the opinion that in war time it is proper for the government to give the Prime Minister authority to set up a team These discoveries led to the swift enactment of Basic Law: Its headline recommendation was the dismissal of four senior officers in military intelligence: In Abba Eban ‘s words “The conclusions Between Battle and Ballots: It is the same sound as a.

Likuda new political party, won 39 seats in the Knesset. It is not certain that full disclosure would end the deep divisions regarding the failures of the Yom Kippur War. Professor of law, Pnina Lahav.