BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 P.M.) A high-ranking Israeli general told an audience this week that the Israeli military is not ready for war, despite the threats they are facing along their borders.

The Hebrew-language Channel 7 news released a video on Tuesday of General Yitzhak Brick, the former head of the complaints committee in the Israeli Defense Forces, stating that Israel is not prepared for future wars, and that the forces, officers, and soldiers are not ready for any military operations.

General Brick said that Israel’s military perception after the Second Lebanon War was that wars should not be feared as they were in the past, so the military should only be prepared to deal with Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Gaza.

The Israeli general said that the poor judgement in the perception of security is causing major issues, especially for future conflicts.

“One decides to build an army for two decrees, the other cuts hundreds of tanks and you ask where the cabinet is rubber stamped. Today, the Cabinet has no real impact on what is happening in the army and on its perception of security, and the National Security Council has not been engaged in security,” he said.

“In recent years, the Iranians have been building posts with 250 missiles, some large, some small, around the State of Israel. This is about firing between 1,500 and 2,000 missiles a day, between which there are large ones of 500-600 kg, to lower our population centers and our strategic goals and bases,” he continued.

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“We have no answer because the Air Force does not know how to stop them and our missiles are not built to stop them,” the general said, adding that “suddenly the Prime Minister comes out and says ‘We are facing an existential risk that we have not witnessed since the Yom Kippur War. We have to invest billions in attack and defense’. The chief of staff came and shouted ‘Clouds darken the sky’, what happened here? Where was the military? Where has the command been all these years?”

He said the Iranian threat is behind the prime minister’s push for a defense agreement with the U.S.: “Not only does the prime minister and chief-of-staff want a defense agreement with the U.S., but understand that we need time to build the capabilities that are currently far from finished. “

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Gryz
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Gryz

LoL. I love it when it comes from the mouth of the Devil itself. But hey, no need to worry, since “they have the Iron Dome that Iran should buy” right xD

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

It’s well known that the spirit of the devil is into a black-stone that felt from the sky, this stone is into a building named the Ka’aba…
Only the devil’s worshippers hate Israel since day one…
If Israel starts rampaging the Iranian regime, the bearded shitheads wouldn’t need Iron-Dome, they’d need Arrow-3 and GMD…

Gryz
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Gryz

So you believe in Salafist fantasies now, Hebraic bigotry wasn’t enough ? good to know. And I guess we’ve never heard of a metaphor or a figure of speech. After all, illiteracy comes with more than a downside, I should have known. No need for the home-made rocket buster, Iran has had all it needed in its IADS and ballistic arsenal so far to keep you crazy folks at bay for almost 20 years, the anniversary of that is near, so they’ll just keep up the pace to make a mockery of Nutty’s next bark when the cage gets closer.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

That’s exactly what the egg-heads say every time they want new toys. The miltary budget is already at $18bn+ and planned to grow at about $27bn by 2023… That’s exactly what you need to do to have tax-payers agreeing with more expenses, and Israel already spends 4.15% of its GDP in the military, if you add US military help, you even get to 5.1%… Growing to $27bn means 6.5% of Israel’s GDP (f you rule out the $3.8bn of annual military help). This is very serious…

Gryz
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Gryz

That’s for acting corrupt politicians and high-ranking members of the military establishment having a stake in the military-industrial complex. By contrast, you can give a lot more credibility to those now comfortably sitting in retirement without any real non-disclosure, political string or bias attached to their thinking, that can freely flow within the public sphere and base itself upon real insight and knowledge from a field they’ve been living in for decades of a long carrier. Of course they have their personal bias, that’s the thing with human beings, with their analyzes are much closer to reality than caveman fanboys,… Read more »