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Michael is Right - I used the incorrect word

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Submitted by James Burke (Canada), Apr 28, 2008 at 06:46

Yes, Michael you are correct. "miluim" is the annual mandatory military commitments.

I used the wrong word. I should have said: Military Leaders not Military Men.

But I still stand by what I wrote. Harry Truman was a military man but hard to say he was a military leader along with Pershing. But he did make a good president and made two incredibly tough decisions that will be forever debated in universities.

Moshe Dayan, brilliant military leader but as a ( "socialist") political leader made awful mistakes. The greatest one of course being his handling of the post-1967 west bank and gaza victories. His softness to the palestinians did a disservice to Israel.

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