We Still Need a Strong Army

Bashing the army as wasteful has become trendy, but Israel still faces serious threats.

In recent months, the Israel Defense Forces have been under heavy bombardment. The finance minister, treasury officials and journalists have been making mincemeat out of the military, describing it as piggish, disgusting and dripping with fat, as it gobbles up the meager resources of the State of Israel. The trained batsmen have been beating again and again the dead horses of senior...