dear seawife , if it were possible for israel to stand down 50,000 soldiers your economics would make some sense ! howver neither this is possible nor a corresponding cost of redeployment and full strengh armanents these will not change in the forseeable future. there is in a fact additional costs on anti terrorist barriers. so far disengaement remains inexplicable and sharons 5 minute address was even more obscure in its reasoning than anything spoken prior to it ! the only stupid accounting for it is pressure from the great intellects bush and rice with the looming shadow of saudi arabia behind them!
Greek coast guard seizes ship carrying weapons to Libya (Reuters)
from the article: Misuse of the army