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I guess we're not the only ones

Israel also has a problem with respect to a cultural separation between the political elites and the military, growing out of Labor's turn away from Zionism toward secularism while the majority of Israelis remain observant and Zionist. Catherine Glick of the Jerusalem Post has an interesting essay on the increasing religiosity of the IDF, why it bothers the Labor & Kadima politicians, and what they're doing about it. (Via Jerry Pournelle, who comments: "Beware the fury of the Legions". )