IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz gave interviews to Israel’s three main news programs on channels 1, 2, and 10 over the weekend, stating he was leading preparations for future combat in the Lebanese and Gazan arenas.

In the interviews, Gantz said a ground offensive in Lebanon was not only possible and realistic, but also “necessary” in the event of a war with Hezbollah.

Addressing Gaza and Syria, Gantz said the military was readying itself for every type of scenario in a rapidly changing environment. […]