11.07.2011 09.Tammus, 5771
Five years after Lebanon war, IDF reservists wonder if their protests made a difference
Return of Amir Peretz and Dan Halutz is a failure, they say, but the army functions much better.
Five years after the Second Lebanon War, the leaders of the reservists' protest are watching as those who ran the country in the summer of 2006 slowly make their way back into politics, and they feel that their main achievement is evaporating. Then-Defense Minister Amir Peretz is now running for the chairmanship of Labor, and then-Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Dan Halutz has joined Kadima and launched a political career.
"What a story, huh?" said Yakir Segev, one of the leaders of the reservists' protest following the war….