Sorry, you wish you could blame the politicians here, but with all my sympathy for Ashkenazi - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Israeli
    • 15.08.10 | 16:16 (IDT)

    He is the chief of staff, he sent soldiers with paintballs, and he was not in direct control. Ashkenazi should have stood up to his minister, and make a it normal IDF op. Probably they all went into a wrong conception of the situation, and maybe the ministers put pressure on Ashkenazi, after he was already "demoded" by Barak. But he is the chief of staff, and so he is responsible - in this case you cannot blame the politicians, sorry!

    from the article: How convenient that the army decides
    First published 01:25 15.08.10 | Last updated 01:25 15.08.10
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