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    • Colin Wright
    • 08.01.07 | 11:24 (IST)

    Then it would be a fine thing if Israel had a missile defence system. The more Israel can convince her enemies that military action against her is futile, the safer she will be. There's a cost/benefit equation to run, but even a defence of uncertain effectiveness would be better than no defence system at all. As to firing off million-dollar ABM's at Katyushas -- well, Hezbollah could probably bankrupt Israel that way. You might as well start thinking of launching computer-guided interceptors at rocks come the next intifada.

    from the article: An alibi for the Arrow
    First published 00:00 08.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.01.07
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