Clearing the Air of Deception or Selective Amnesia: Olmert’s Own Words to Knesset 17 July, 2006

Archives: Address by PM Olmert The Knesset, July 17, 2006 – Goals of Lebanon War Set (IMRA)

Excerpts as per Dr. Aaron Lerner, IMRA;

“And in Lebanon, we will insist on compliance with the terms stipulated long ago by the international community, as unequivocally expressed only yesterday in the resolution of the 8 leading countries of the world:

– The return of the hostages, Ehud (Udi) Goldwasser and Eldad Regev;
– A complete cease fire;
– Deployment of the Lebanese army in all of Southern Lebanon;
– Expulsion of Hezbollah from the area, and fulfillment of United Nations Resolution 1559.

We will not suspend our actions.”

For the full text of Olmert’s speech, click here.

Related reports:

Olmert Camp Readies Damage Control for Winograd Report

Winograd Report Leaks: PM ‘Failed in His Task”

BESA Center presents “Dror Report”on Lebanon War, Dr.Aaron Lerner (IMRA) 29 April 2007


“Prof. Yehezkel Dror, a member of the Winograd Committee, prepared and circulated a draft of a study he prepared regarding the Lebanon War before he was appointed to the Committee.

He authorized BESA to release the draft of the report in light of the
leaking of the Winograd Report to Channel 10.”

Aaron Lerner’s full summary of the “Dror Report” can be found here.

Likud MK Calls on Olmert, Peretz to Resign

“Edelstein said the Knesset should be dissolved if the two leaders refused to resign. ‘At a time when the State of Israel faces the most dangerous existential threats in its history, it is forbidden for Olmert and Peretz to stall for time at the expense of national security,’ he said.”

Amir Oren: Winograd Committee Terms of Reference Preclude Recommendations Against Olmert

For additional reports regarding Olmert/Livni/Peretz regime machinations in the run-up to the Winograd Report, click here and here.


The apparent bottom line which probably WON’T appear in the Winograd report; In their consuming disdain of Jewishness, Olmert, Peretz and Livni cared more about convergence, consolidation, realignment than they did about planning and carrying out the defense the nation. MB

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