State Comptroller Report Analysis Comptroller Report Highlights the Deep Distrust and Moral Decay of Israel's Top Brass

State Comptroller's report on the Harpaz affair reveals the mutual abhorrence and lack of faith among members of the top defense brass.

In August 2010, in the pages of this newspaper, I coined the phrase “putsch in the Kirya,” following suspicions that career and reserves officers in the Israel Defense Forces had taken part in forging and disseminating a document, which has since then become known as the “Harpaz document.” I wrote that if the suspicions were confirmed of a conspiracy among officers to thwart the appointment of Maj. Gen. Yoav...