Now Halutz can play with his stock portfolio full-time - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yossi Cronenberg
    • 17.01.07 | 03:47 (IST)

    Two horus after our soldiers were kidnapped and Gen. Halutz was selling his stock portfolio not concentrating on protecting the state of Israel. But let us not only criticize Halutz. Every general in the IDF today is a politician in uniform. We have no fighting generals who are up front during the fighting. I never liked Arik Sharon but he was in the lead tank of his division and was wounded in the Yom Kippur War, not safe at our HaKiryah Pentagon like every general in the IDF. Only one officer above the rank of Major visited our frontlines during the 34 day 2nd Lebanon war and he was a paratrooper Lt. Col. Every general we had was cowering at HaKiryah Pentagon afraid if they went to the front-lines, Hizbullah would hit their vehicle with an anti-tank missile. Every IDF general should follow Halutzs belated example and resign.

    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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