Comment: Commemorating, not celebrating the Entebbe Operation

ENTEBBE – It was one of Israel’s most spectacular military feats, the Entebbe raid.

It buoyed the country’s spirits, rebuilt deterrence after the Yom Kippur War, served notice that Israel will defend its people wherever they may be. Those are the feats that were recalled at the ceremony at the Old Terminal building in Entebbe on Monday, marking 40 years to the daring raid.

But, four decades later, terrorism is no less a scourge than it was then.


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