"For two years I saw people suffering and I didn't do anything – and that's really scary," said Michelzon. "At the end, it felt like the army betrayed me – they used me, I couldn't recognise myself. What we call protecting our country is destroying lives."The working people that make up the armies of ruling classes are always being used by the latter to promote their interests which under capitalism consists of access to cheap raw materials, labor, and markets. Working people are fooled into thinking that they are serving and protecting their country.
Israel as a country was largely brought into existence by Zionists and Anglo-American ruling classes whose main interest was to insure control of, and access to, the vast oil reserves in the Middle East.
See also this excellent article on the same subject entitled, "A case of decency deficit: Israel’s sickness goes beyond one soldier and her Facebook pictures"