Harry Truman had a sign on his desk that said, "the buck stops here". Well Halutz was the man in charge. As our English friends say, "he mucked things up". Certainly to be polite, the armed forces were not used properly.He has to take the blame for that.
Israeli tanks return fire in response to mortar shells fired from southern Gaza (Haaretz)
from the article: PM: New IDF chief will be appointed in coming days