The W report is damning precisely because it showed a PM making important wartime decisions without the benefit of council. A renegade is what we call someone like that. Israel cannot afford such a luxury for one man alone. Yes, a strong leader must take charge. I do not deny that. However, the leader must be informed. Was he properly informed? The W report claims that he was not. Mr. Olmert, your reply?
Iraqi car bomb death toll rises to 25 (Reuters)
from the article: Peretz: We are fixing damage caused by depleted pre-war reserves