Commission Concerning the Events in Jordan September 1997 ... On 6 October 1997 1997, Joseph Ciechanover was appoinrted to head a committe to investigate the failed attempt, the previous month, to assassinate a senior Hamas official, Khaled Meshal, in Jordan. The panel, whose report was issued on 16 February 1998, determined that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, then in his first term, had acted appropriately in connection with the incident.
The members of the commission were Dr. Joseph Ciechanover , Lt. Gen. (Res.) Rafi Peled, and Maj. Gen. (Res.) Dan Tolkowsky.Events involving Commission Concerning the Events in Jordan September 1997: