"2. Failure to have proper defensive systems vs. Katyushas--where are the super huge special GATLING GUN anti-low flying missile systems?" - Michael Greenberg In fevered imaginations of folks who don't know the difference between fact an fiction. A CIWS can stop a cruise missile, it can't stop a Katyushka. "What is Technion doing?=how come no LASER anti-low flying missile disruptor systems in place?" - Michael Folks have been working on them for a long time. Now, in very tightly controlled experiments, involving cooperation by the shooter that Hizbollah will never provide Israel, they work sometimes. They are large, short ranged and very, very expensive. Also cannot work if a barrage of more than one or two rockets are launched. "3. FAILURE to have sufficient quatities of "bunker buster bombs" in inventory--embarassment of having to get a rush order fro U.S. days after the War started!" - Michael They had plenty, just wasted them in Beirut instead of against Hizbollah.
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)
from the article: Firepower versus brainpower