December 18, 2012
Missile Defense Comes of Age
Daniel McGroarty, RealClearWorld
In the new missile defense consensus, it's key that while Iron Dome is Israeli designed, it is funded in part by the U.S.: $205 million in 2010 -- about 30 minutes' worth of U.S. federal spending -- with an additional 10 minutes, er, $70 million in 2011, proudly provided by a Democratic President whose party had long held missile defense to be dangerous and destabilizing.
TAGGED: Middle East, Syria, Iron Dome, Gaza, North Korea, Iran, Missile Defense