the reason why the home front is neglected - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • mara
    • 02.09.13 | 10:37 (IDT)

    It seems more than likely that the defence establishment will keep to the mantra 'to take the fight into enemy territory' on an overwhelming scale. Both politicians and the army high command assume that the slightest threat will lead to massive Israeli bombardment of the source of the attack- actual or probable. The other part of the equation is that the various authorities responsible know quite well that there is virtually no way of protecting the mass of the population from missile attacks on such a tiny country, with the majority of non combatants concentrated in a few urban areas. So the measures taken so far are mere window dressing.

    from the article: Who’s in charge of the home front?
    First published 03:35 02.09.13 | Last updated 03:35 02.09.13
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