Israel’s Allies Bristle at Claim that Iron Dome Perpetuates Conflict
Amidst Hamas’s continued rocket attacks on Israel and the Jewish State’s ongoing response, the Washington Post has published what some lawmakers and foreign-policy experts claim is a misguided “analysis” of the consequences of Iron Dome missile-defense system.
Iron Dome, which was declared operational in 2011, has a simple charge: to protect Israeli citizens from barrages aimed mostly at population centers from Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Gaza. With a success rate hovering somewhere around 90 percent, it can only be considered an unqualified success by that metric.
However, the Post piece — authored by Israeli professor Yagil Levy — submits that it also …
Published at Tue, 18 May 2021 13:20:37 +0000
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