especially against islamic foes, who remove all limits of morality in their fighting. there can never be "victory" in any clear sense, only in matters of selective accomplishments. you want a bona fide victory (like there used to be prior to 60 years ago)? like america today, israel has the ability but not the stomach for it. and the enemy knows that.
IDF reservist, 44, dies of heart attack during training (Haaretz)
from the article: The year of the anti-tank weapon