Analysis || In resisting budget cuts, IDF tells state: Reduce security threats, not training
For first time in years, public opinion supports the treasury's efforts to cut the defense budget. One of the main reasons the IDF is so afraid of cuts is that it is facing too many security scenarios at once.
What the army is telling the security cabinet, perhaps in more vague language, is: Reduce the threats, not the training. For the first time in years, public opinion supports the treasury's efforts to cut the defense budget, so the defense establishment has become defensive, as usual. The Israel Defense Forces, like the Israeli national...
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