Likud Minister-Without-Portfolio Ariel Sharon broke his five-year silence on the Lebanon war with a four-hour speech. The architect of the 1982 invasion as Defense Minister said the Cabinet had backed him all the way. In a rare show of unanimity, his former Cabinet colleagues all accused him of lying.
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