One of the great myths of the postwar era was that Israeli agents were constantly scouring hideouts all over the world, relentlessly tracking down Nazi war criminals,” Andrew Nagorski wrote in “The Nazi Hunters.” “In the early days of Israel’s existence, there was simply not enough time, energy, or desire to hunt Nazis.”

Source: ‘Operation Finale’: The hunt for Nazi Adolf Eichmann, Hitler’s Holocaust architect – The Washington Post