Hmmm… maybe now we have a clue as to why things didn’t go so swell for Israel in Lebanon last summer?
According to press accounts, “Peretz (right) gazed through the capped binoculars three times, nodding as Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi (left) explained what he was looking at.”
Note: This was too funny not to post, but the Beast wishes to make clear he is a supporter of the state of Israel.
UPDATE: Captain’s Quarters is reporting they may not be lens caps at all, but some sort of screen or lens coating to avoid telltale reflections on the battlefield. The Beast certainly hopes so.
More on this at Snopes.