West Bank Kidnapping Exposes Israel's Disjointed Security Establishment

The thick layers of clichés made by Netanyahu, his ministers and uniformed top brass highlights the disaster, rather than covering it up.

Israel’s military establishment likes to act the world champion, like the Spanish football team. This week, at the moment of truth, five out of five team members were found wanting - the coach, goalkeeper, defense, offense and midfield; all dysfunctional.