|Thursday, May 19, 2016|
|Observation: Civilian Defense Minister a Plus|
Observation: Civilian Defense Minister a Plus
Some talking heads in Israel are essentially asserting that only senior
But ex-brass come to the job with the mind set of the defense establishment.
And while the defense establishment may be fantastic planning an operation
I could write thousands of words on their failures, but I'll just mention
Everyone in power remains in power.
Whatever alliances exist today will continue forever.
And our enemies will never have a "counter gizmo" to our gizmos.
That's why the top brass were convinced we could replace the Golan with
Its also why otherwise intelligent people can talk with a straight face
Our last civilian defense minister was Amir Peretz. Many Israelis owe him
Contrast the foresight of civilian Peretz to the shocking lack of vision of
To be clear: I am hardly a fan of Avigdor Lieberman. And I am particularly
But the fact that he is a civilian is not the problem.
Its an advantage.
Because he can look at problems and challenges without being tied down by
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