News Brief 1/10/2012, Tevet 15, 5772
IDF General Says Army is Ready and Willing
Israel Defense Force Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that "2012 is a transition year." Lt. Gen. Gantz said that the IDF was monitoring the changes taking place in the Middle East and would be ready for anything in the future.
In reference to the new budget, Lt. Gen. Gantz said that "the training and competence of the IDF will not be harmed."