ben gurion criticises olmert because he does not have a defense background. samuel huntington the american political scientist in his classic --the soldier and the state---laid out what he termed a theory of "objective control" which holds that the healthiest and most effective form of civilian control of the military is that which maximises professionalism by isolating soldiers from politics and giving them as free a hand as possible in military matters.(eliot cohen supreme command) i think ehud olmert does that exactly.a good prime minister and i think a good war leader.
Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes near Grand Coulee Dam in Washington (Reuters)
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