News Brief 10/15/2013, Cheshvan 11, 5774
Knesset Speaker: ‘Mistaken’ View Led to Oslo, Disengagement
The 1993 Oslo Accords and the 2005 “Disengagement” were both mistakes, and were both motivated by the same fundamentally flawed ideology, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (Likud) said Tuesday, in a speech commemorating the Yom Kippur War, which was fought 40 years ago.
“Forty years have passed, but the nation of Israel keeps picking at its wounds, beating its breast and confessing its sins,” he said.
The Yom Kippur War is often recalled for an underestimation of enemy intentions among Israel's senior intelligence officers.