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    • 17.01.07 | 06:46 (IST)

    So the arrogant bastard has gone, took him long enough. An officer is supposed to be a gentleman, so when he loses he gives his sword back. But Halutz reflects the state of Israeli society, no manners, no grace and not knowing when to admit defeat. To think this man was wearing the shoes of people like Itzhak Rabin and others is enough to make one puke. But we should not expect his replacement to be any better as the days of Rabin and his like have long gone. To paraphrase Churchill "The people get the commander in chief they deserve"

    from the article: PM: New IDF chief will be appointed in coming days
    First published 00:00 17.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.01.07
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