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    • Nannette
    • 18.08.06 | 21:08 (IDT)

    Ami Isseroff has a brilliant analysis of what's gone wrong with this government and how it has incompetently failed the Israeli people. Israel has lived by two maxims since 1948:  Even if nothing else works right, the army and the defense department can be counted on to do the job.  Whether we are doves or hawks, we understand that without the IDF Israel would not exist for a year, peace treaties or no peace treaties. The war demonstrated that the IDF and the Defense Ministry and the entire government decision-making apparatus are no longer functioning properly. There was not one problem, or one mistake, but numerous mistakes that show a systemic malaise... http://www.israpundit.com/2006/?p=2371

    from the article: Olmert: Lebanon, damage to north take precedence
    First published 00:00 18.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 18.08.06
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