The Battle for the Home Front: Who Will Be Responsible for Israel's Citizens in the Next War?

A bureaucratic war is being fought far from the public gaze, and its outcome may have far-reaching implications for the protection of the Israeli public in wartime.

GOC Home Front Command Maj. Gen. Eyal Eisenberg is very worried these days. In HFC, worry is a job requirement. While the other generals plan battle-winning maneuvers and surprise, in-depth attacks on the enemy, Eisenberg has to think about more prosaic matters, such as ensuring that the civilian population has food and a power supply when under fire.