Teaching the Jews what matters

Writing in the aftermath of Israel’s Winograd Committee on the failures of the 2006 Lebanon war – though it sadly ignored the pernicious role of Washington in perpetuating the conflict – Haaretz’s Tom Segev asks:

To what extent have 40 years of occupation affected the ability of the Israel Defense Forces to protect the country? Or, in other words, does the IDF train its soldiers to fight – or does it mainly teach them to oppress the Palestinian population?… 

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