Analysis Netanyahu, Barak Spent NIS 11 Bil. on Preparations for Iran Strike That Never Happened

The issue raised by Ehud Olmert should be at the forefront of this election campaign: Can and should Israel bear the enormous defense budget that has grown to unprecedented levels during Netanyahu’s term?

Last year, Yair Lapid launched his campaign with a slogan question: “Where's the money?” Last night, former prime minister Ehud Olmert provided the answer. The money went toward preparing for an attack on Iran that never materialized. NIS 11 billion went into planning, equipment and...