The New Revelations in the Lavon Affair
Newspaper: Jewish Herald
subjects:Individuals - David Ben-Gurion, Moshe Dayan, Pinchas Lavon. Democracy , States - Egypt. Executive-Legislature Relationship , Liberty of Men - French Revolution. Government , Knesset , Political Parties - Mapai. Opposition , Supremacy of the Law , Security - the Lavon affair
After the minister of agriculture revealed the details of the Lavon Affair, Begin called for a vote of no confidence, arguing that the government had behaved irresponsibly in how it revealed the facts: either it was a secret and should not have been revealed at all, or it was not a secret and could have been revealed far earlier.