Maps printed in Israel do not present the Green Line separating Israel’s sovereign territory from the territories it occupied in 1967. This is the result of secret resolutions made by the Israeli government several months after the war. Transcripts of the Security Cabinet discussions and related documents are presented here.

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Ministerial Committee on Security session, October 18, 1967

B/9. Depiction of borders on maps of the country

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18 Oct 1967: Resolution B/9 of the Ministerial Committee on Security

30 Oct 1967: Minister Alon prepares head of Surveying Department, in charge of mapping

3 Nov 1967: Minister Alon prepares Draft Resolution ahead of Government meeting

Ministerial Committee on Security session, November 12, 1967

B/21. Depiction of borders on maps of the country

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12 November 1967: Resolution B/21 of the Ministerial Committee on Security

Obscuring the border: an earlier testimony of mindset within government