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    • Kenneth S Brower
    • 14.02.11 | 19:32 (IST)

    Israel replaced a Prime Minister who triple billed Jewish charities for his travel expenses with a man who single billed them for his prostitutes, err, excuse me, escorts. It has selected as CoS the ultimate peter principle survivor who has never once in his senior military career stood up for anything. An officer who has continually failed at every senior appointment. It does not matter how many sorties the Israeli Air Force can generate or how many Merkavas it can field if its leadership is self serving, immoral and indecent. Now that Mullen has fitted Glantz with his new pet poodle collar and put him on leash who will lead Israel in the face of the Iranian existential threat. I know how strong Israel is, but without leadership that is irrelevant!

    from the article: Does Benny Gantz have what it takes to lead the IDF?
    First published 01:24 14.02.11 | Last updated 01:24 14.02.11
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