The Iron dome needs to protect military bases. If bases get hit without iron dome, then warfighting ability diominished and Hizbullah will march down main street Tel Aviv. BAses need to protect aircraft and soldiers first so they can go out and fight the enemy. No base protection, no tools to fightn a war. Israel becomes part of greater Syria
Russian jets pound Islamic State in Palmyra (DPA)
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