Gen. Yitzhak Brick, the IDF ombudsman who retired today, warned that the IDF is deliberately closing its eyes to its lack of preparedness for war.
“If there is a war, the trauma of Yom Kippur will be a walk in the park in comparison,” Brick said in an interview with Kan 11.
He added, “We are building the army into a situation where it can give an answer to two threats: Lebanon and Gaza. There seems to have been a change in the Middle East, the Syrians have returned. The main threat that has not been taken into consideration is near us. Our army is built for a region-and-a-half. How do you build an army without taking changes in the Middle East into consideration? It’s irresponsible at a national level.”
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