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    • Cipora Julianna Kohn
    • 25.07.06 | 18:37 (IDT)

    Stop saying that Tzahal is facing a few hundred terrorists, or whatever you call them. The exact numbers are impossible to determine because they do not belong to a regular army. On the other hand, they get their training and supplies from Iran and Syria. Those hundreds of fortified tunnels did not get dug by themselves. Their strategy is also inspired by Iran. The biggest failure was that of the political class who just did not evaluate the threats posed by Hizbollah. This failure was compounded by a failure of intelligence regarding Iran and its intentions regarding Israel and the region. Reasonably decent people, even the "rich and dumb" cannot imagine what the smart but totally immoral might do.

    from the article: Firepower versus brainpower
    First published 00:00 25.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 25.07.06
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