Trying Eli Zeira, former director of Military Intelligence, for exposing one of Israel's greatest sources of intelligence is a matter of justice not payback.
Israel's image as having nuclear weapons makes it easier for countries like Iran to make progress in that respect.
The situation today is that the major part of the Syrian army is located between the Golan Heights and the Damascus area, and the entire Golan is in the range of hundreds of Syrian artillery barrels.
The possibility of initiating a diplomatic process with Syria passed before our eyes almost without notice.
We don't have to wait for the Winograd Committee's interim report to read about how Israel's top troika turned last summer's war into a political and military disgrace. This fine book by Shelah and Limor has beaten the panel to the punch.
Thirty-one years after the Yom Kippur War, it would be wise to clearly state what most Israelis refuse to understand and try to forget: It was a war that could have been prevented.
"Russia's War," by Richard Overy, translated into Hebrew by Ofer Shor, Dvir Publishers, 424 pages, NIS 89.