Friday, June 01, 2007

The truth behind Entebbe

Entebbe airport
It is cited as the world's most daring and efficiently executed hostage rescue mission. It is Israel's pride. But all that could be hogwash as a new document from the British National Archives contains a claim that Israel was itself behind the Entebbe hijacking! "An unnamed contact told a British diplomat in Paris that the Israeli Secret Service, the Shin Beit, and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) collaborated to seize the planeā€¦ The operation was designed to torpedo the PLO's standing in France and to prevent what they see as a growing rapprochement between the PLO and the Americans." More here.


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