”Rocking the boat is his favourite tactic, to sway it sufficiently for the helmsman to lose his grip or for some of its unwanted passengers to fall overboard…”
Who was Moshe Dayan? A warrior or a crusader for peace? A man skilled in battle or in diplomacy? A farmer or a man of the world?
The hero of the War of 1967, who loathed to close his life’s story, marked by the events of the Yom Kippur War, brought to the signing of the peace agreement between Egypt and Israel.
His negotiating style moved between advancing and stalling, vacillating between surprising compromises and inexplicable intransigence. Like the man himself.