Cast Lead was a disaster for Israel. An attempt at Cast Lead 2 in the context of the Arab Spring, the possible reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah and the growing internationalisation of the Palestinian cause would be one of the most stupid things Israel could do; only attacking Iran could be more stupid. Is this man the best that Israel can offer as IDF Chief of Staff? Not the sharpest spade in the shed.
Red Cross delivers aid to Taiz, Yemen, for first time since August (Reuters)
from the article: IDF chief: Gaza war against Hamas was an 'excellent' operation