Telegram exposes Mossad chief’s warnings about Yom Kippur War
by Yaron Drukman
September 18, 2018
…[On Monday] The State Archives website posted the telegram the former Mossad chief sent to then prime minister Golda Meir’s military secretary Yisrael Lior, revealing that the Mossad chief warned about a joint attack of the Syrian and Egyptian armies, who planned to launch an offensive against Israel on Saturday, October 6, 1973, in the late afternoon…According to Zamir, his source, Ashraf Marwan—son-in-law of former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser—whose name he omitted, said Sadat deliberately selected the date knowing that Jews fast as they mark a day of repentance, despite the fast that it also coincided with Ramadan. READ MORE
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