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    • zionst forever
    • 01.06.07 | 14:56 (IDT)

    If the IDF wont carry out a ground operation in Gaza because they are worried if war breaks out on another front wont be able to handle it then alot more reform anybody thought is needed. In 1967 the IDF wiped out 3 armies on 3 fronts in 6 days and again in 1973 even when taken by surprise still managed to take on 2 regional powers of the time and with inferior equipment and win. Today Israel is the regional superpower and the IDF is worried they cant handle a weaker Syria and carry out a ground operation in Gaza at the same time .. if this is the case then something needs to change quickly. Has the IDF simply become a counter terrorism force and doesnt know how to fight conventional wars so they need every soilder & every gun to attempt it? Its unacceptble and there needs to be less reliance on technology better training for soilders the sort that won wars in the past. Enemies dont wait around and say I will attack you tommrow because your busy with somebody else today

    from the article: IDF: No Gaza ground operation due to fear of war with Syria
    First published 00:00 01.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.06.07
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