They've had successive Israeli governments by the short and curlies since 1968... And lets remeber these guys are the majority of officers, especially in combat units. These are the guys who people defend, saying "The IDF is the most moral army in the world". These are the guys that command your conscript sons in the occupied territories. The IDF is their organisation. But here's the interesting point: how long before they are not a minority (if indeed they are today) in the parger population? The real demographic issue is that Tel Aviv liberalism is at its end.
Army: Blast in Korean DMZ wounds two South Korean soldiers (Reuters)
from the article: Religious Zionism emerging as Israel's most powerful pressure group