The IDF's top brass not only gets paid more than Israel's civilian leadership, they gets paid more than their American counterparts!!!! For defending 8 million people, the population of NYC. We Americans aren't picking up the tab for runaway salaries and insane pensions that our own personnel don't enjoy. It's your bill -- pay it or face down the greed.
Turkish prime minister to form interim government with at least 2 Kurdish ministers (AP)
from the article: Military budget cuts begin with big spenders at the top