The IDF is Under Funded - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • D.Fence
    • 26.08.07 | 23:08 (IDT)

    Of course our society needs new hospitals,schools and infrastructure improvements but the IDF and security must come first.The IDF is under funded considering the multitude of threats which we face and it is a false economy to short change our defence forces.In Israel defence must always be the number one consideration anyone who thinks otherwise is running victim to the fantasy of peace being just round the corner.Even if peace were to suddenly blossom, only by maintaining a strong defence could we ensure its survival.The trade off cannot be between defence and health.The trade off can only be between whatever is left over after the IDF has been over generously funded.

    from the article: The IDF in the toy store
    First published 00:00 26.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 26.08.07
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