". . . it is worthwhile for him to ask why all of a sudden the IDF and the defense establishment are interested in the deployment of U.S. missile defense systems in Israel." - Reuven Pedatzur Because THAAD is in trouble, and years of waging a major war on credit have created a situation where failing systems who's only justification is ideology are going to be cut. Democrats support Israel in congress, so if Israel wants THAAD then democrats may be willing to keep funding a project which otherwise will get the axe.
from the article: An alibi for the Arrow