The main thrust of the Winograd report is the necessity of formulating suitable ways of making decisions, at least on issues of existential importance, so that what happened last summer will not happen again - namely, so that the state of Israel will not go to war again without, as the report said, a contingency plan or even an orderly discussion that included examining existing plans and considering their advantages and disadvantages.0 comments
Professor Ze'ev Segal is the senior legal commentator for Haaretz newspaper, and a member of its editorial board. His articles focus on Supreme Court judgments and legal issues of vital public importance.
An associate professor of law at Tel Aviv University, Segal is also an observer on The Israeli Press Council, chairperson of the Israel Diaspora Forum at the World Zionist Organization and co-chairperson of the Forum of Law and Society. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a PhD in Law from Tel Aviv University.
Segal is the author of five books on law, including The Right to Know in the Light of the Freedom of Information Act, and Freedom of the Press: Between Myth and Reality.