The point which ought to be made in the article is that IDF policies are interpreted far too easily by lower ranked commanders who had no hand in the creation of those policies. The question therefore, is to what ends, (who benefits?), when the official policies are toyed with by commanders in the field?
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: IDF guarding Hebron vineyard of former Jewish militant