Iron Dome -- the newly beloved missile defense system that nobody wanted

How a misfit defense minister pushed through a project that defied the IDF’s offensive spirit, and that proved crucial in the latest Gaza-Israel hostilities

Were it not for Iron Dome, and with over 300 rockets fired from Gaza between Friday and Tuesday, military officials said, Israel might now be deeply embroiled in a ground operation in the Gaza Strip. Alternatively, were it not for Iron Dome, they said, Israel might not have made the decision to blow up Zuhair al-Qaissi in his car in Gaza City on Friday, no matter how great the concern that he was about to orchestrate a major terrorist infiltration from the ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Mar 14, 2012 - 10:01 AM PDT
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by Randy Morrow - Mar. 16, 2012

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Mar. 14, 2012

All weaponry and war, no look at the basis of the racism and bigotry and theft underlying the conflict. A few mirvs and decoys, and the defensive missile system will be worthless.

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