a.. The Israeli army’s chief of staff admitted to failures in the recent Lebanon war, but he rejected calls for his resignation. Lt. Gen. Dan Halutz, responding to an IDF probe on the monthlong summer conflict, said Tuesday that mistakes had been made, but that he intended “to stand up to the inquiry” and stay on in the army in order to “correct what can be corrected,” Ha’aretz reported.
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