"In 2006, Israel was dragged through a 33-day exchange, with a cost of 133 dead and a trauma to Israeli society that will take years to heal." - Gidi Grinstein The strategy was moronic, the planning hasty, and execution botched. There was a total failure at the top to comprehend that not only would Hizbollah fight, but that it would retaliate massively. What was to be a few days of Shock and Awe strafing Lebanon turned into a fiasco. The most disgusting thing was the logistic failure which left IDF soldiers a short distance inside Lebanon having to pillage stores to eat. The most important thing to the government was to be seen doing something dramatic fast.
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