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    • Leandro Nahmías
    • 05.02.12 | 06:41 (IST)

    There are not enough Iron Dome, Magic Wand and Arrow anti-missile batteries ready, operational, deployed and manned with excellently trained IAF teams operating them all along Israel. Without that, no move to confront Iran should be entertained. Remember 200.000 missiles are aimed at Israel right now. If the IAF would take out 50% of them in preventive, surgical strikes (which is impossible because they are hidden both in bunkers and within civilian populated reas), still 100.000 would be raining on Israelis flattening every human structure and killing all life in the surface except a few cucarachas. Tell Vilnai his portfolio is about preventing another holocaust, not about playing boy scouts.

    from the article: Top Israeli minister calls to increase protection of cities amid fears of confrontation with Iran
    First published 02:48 05.02.12 | Last updated 02:48 05.02.12
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