April 26, 2006

More on Tse'elim-B

Thanks to Frank Fisher on the Just Peace list for supplying another link (and some googling advice) regarding the Tse'elim-B (aka Tse'elim Bet) fiasco. Here's a yahoo news report from 2003.
Israeli commandos planned to assassinate Saddam Hussein at his uncle's funeral after the 1991 Gulf War, but the mission was aborted after five soldiers were killed in training, officials said on Tuesday.

Military censors lifted an 11-year-old ban on reporting the plan on Monday, allowing newspapers to publish details of the aborted 1992 mission just days after the ousted Iraqi leader was captured by U.S. forces in Iraq.
More here.

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