And the background in the article was interesting. But he seems to have forgotten (or not know) the midrash that the pillar of cloud that separated the Egyptian and Israelite armies at the Red Sea also deflected the arrows shot by the oncoming Egyptians. The parallel with the missiles fired at Israel being intercepted by Iron Dome is clear, as is the wish to give the operation a divine and defensive connotation.
from the article: Name your military operation. A guide