Spoils of Pillar of Defense
Low-intensity conflict serves several goals, one of which marketing for the military establishment. As an added bonus, it also boosts the defense budget.
When the government troika consisting of Benjamin Netanyahu, Avigdor Lieberman and Ehud Barak declared that "all the objectives of Operation Pillar of Defense were fully realized,” they were referring to quiet in the south, deterrence, damage done to our enemy and political relations with the rest of the world.
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