"The general said the current chief of staff, Lieutenant General Dan Halutz, should have quit immediately after the war, and was only slightly less tough on the defence minister, Amir Peretz, saying he should be replaced because he lacked military experience."
"Yet he reserved his strongest criticism for the prime minister, Ehud Olmert. "Going to war was scandalous, and he is directly responsible for that. The war's management was a failure and he is responsible for that," Gen Ya'alon said. "He was warned and did not heed the warnings. Therefore he must resign." "