The revolt of the IDF colonels
Only one courageous reporter and another three or four of her colleagues dared to ask openly whether some officers at defense headquarters had conspired against some other officers and against the government to which they were subordinate.
In August 2010, an article was published in this newspaper claiming there had been a revolt among colonels in the Israel Defense Forces. At that time, it was not accepted practice to criticize the army. The chief of staff was very popular, his spokesman was most experienced, and the top brass enjoyed praise from the media and the public that was virtually unlimited. Only one courageous reporter and...
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