Save money now and promise that another government will raise the allocation in a budget that the current one will not have to balance and doesn't have any control over. Seems like good politics, but I bet that money will be nowhere to be found in 5 years. Of course by then it is the next government that gets the blame. Don't you just love politicians?
5 wounded Syrians rushed to northern Israeli hospital (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel's defense budget cut for now, but will increase over long term