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    • 20.07.10 | 13:28 (IDT)

    Israel is great at responding and terrible at pre-empting. We are willing to spend $Bn's in response to something but would not spend $100m's pre-empting that same event. This is clearly an amazing cost-benefit for the country. Deploy 50 of these, enough to put them everywhere under threat. Neutralize the main enemy weapon! Its so blindingly obvious! The country's national debt is what $80Bn - it's not worth adding $1Bn to eliminate a threat which could easily cost it many Billions in the future and which is preventing it from striking a peace deal! IT'S OBVIOUS!!!!!!! I hope everyone stops posturing and starts acting.

    from the article: MESS Report / Iron Dome passes tests, but how much will it cost Israel?
    First published 01:54 20.07.10 | Last updated 01:54 20.07.10
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