The IDF is a mob of poorly trained and poorly led conscripts who rely on overwhelming material superiority to win the day - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 31.10.10 | 13:45 (IST)

    In spite of this, or, perhaps because of this, the IDF was soundly thrashed by Hizbollah in the 2006 war. Because of this the Gaza op, which was a reprisal campaign against the Gaza civilians was considered a great victory by Israelis. The crowing stopped when they realized the true nature of that war. The flotilla fiasco was more of the same. The Israeli army, navy, and air force, was dispatched to kill a handful of "terrorists" who had not thought to bring guns or bombs with them.

    from the article: Israel is proud to present: The aggressor-victim
    First published 01:29 31.10.10 | Last updated 01:29 31.10.10
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