March 12, 2012

Will 'Iron Dome' Embolden Israel Against Iran?

Karl Vick, Time

AP Photo

Another round of fighting broke out over the weekend between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip.   It was the usual thing, only more so:  Until Sunday morning, only militants were reported killed on the Palestinian side.  And on the Israeli side, no one was even badly hurt, except for a Thai farmworker who had the misfortune of toiling in a field outside the remarkable umbrella known as Iron Dome, the anti-missile batteries that are transforming how Israelis respond to the sound of air raid sirens.

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TAGGED: Israel, Gaza, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Iron Dome

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