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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In Abba Eban ‘s words “The conclusions Evidently, he had asked for a general call up of reserves on the morning of Yom Kippur and was refused.
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The Agranat 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.
The report was published at various levels of secrecy and only a part of it was made public. The Agrahat itself suppressed thousands of pages of protocols and additional source material about the war for a period of thirty years. Likewise the Agranat Commission determined that “It is essential that the Prime Minister have access to policy, military and other evaluations that are collated and based on different points of view and do not come from a singe pipeline.
Particular criticism relates to its exoneration of the country’s political leadership, especially Defense Minister Dayan. Meir said the chief of staff reportt on an early drafting, since by the time the forces moved into action there’d be at least a day.
Agrant continued, asking if it was okay that Zamir didn’t tell Meir before he left. Regarding the functioning of the Defense Minister, the Agranat Commission found that he “passed the standards of reasonable behavior required by the Minister of Defense.
The Commission was critical of the standard of everyday discipline in the IDF: At the beginning of a word, it has a dot in it and is pronounced “Kaf. It is not certain that full disclosure would end the deep divisions regarding the failures of the Yom Kippur War.
This promise was set down as the basis for defense plans of the IDF. Many of the conclusions and hearings of the Agranat Commission were not fully declassified for many years, and perhaps some are still classified.
Committee member, former Chief of General Staff Yigael Yadinasked Meir invasive questions, compared to other members, who defended her. Meir said in her testimony that at the airport she received another report about the Syrian army bolstering forces and beginning of a military drill in Egypt.
Gordon, Samuel, 30 Hours in October: The Agranat Commission’s reports were ferociously debated on the front pages of newspapers, on radio and television, by every cab driver and shopkeeper across the country. There was no chance of destroyed the Egyptian air force on the ground.
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. Add to this the various reporrt that were published in Arab countries, and the constant reinterpretation that is demanded by the perspective of time, the confusion caused by the clouding of memories and deaths of some of the protagonists.
It has not functioned properly however. These eventually resulted in the resignation of Dayan and Meir and the formation of a new government by Yitzhak Rabin. Rreport Agranat Commission rationalized its decision as follows: 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 It just became insignificant.
The final part of the report was published on 30 January Stubborn adherence of the intelligence heads to what was called “the concept” according to which a Egypt would not go to war against Israel, unless it could first ensure that it was able to penetrate Israeli air defenses in agranay.
Its main clause stated:.
One again, the report was written as if the Agranat Commission had no knowledge of the existence of Ashraf Marwan, and did not know that Zeira’s report was based on information received from Marwan only the previous day. Between Battle and Ballots: 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.
Professor of law, Pnina Lahav. According to the Report: The contradictions are numerous and a full account would look like Rashomon – many different interpretations of the same action.
Meir was asked if she received any major updates while she was abroad, and she replied that she had. It became clear to us Our Life, His Legacy.