Why don't they use a buffer zone in the water?? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • SB
    • 16.07.06 | 22:51 (IDT)

    I'm reading these posts and something keeps hitting me wrong - why is Israel smart enough (in some cases) to keep their land buffer zones, but don't exercise the same mindset when it comes to the water arena? "Be prepared" is the scout's motto, and if you have to turn off your equipment to protect your airborne crews, why not take extra precautions and move into deeper water? What they have on their ship in terms of arms can surely be fired and hit (or miss, as many of the missiles seem to be doing) from a buffer equally well. Those missiles are not that short range, and I'm sure they have a variety to choose from at any given moment based upon distance and desired destruction they want to inflict.

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