In fact, Amir Peretz has been saying that Iron Dome was the best way of protecting Israeli civilians, as early as 2007, when people couldn't care less about it. He kept saying that until 2011 when people were still skeptical about it. By the way, Barak refused to expand the Iron Dome system before 2010. Amir Peretz wouldn't have waited so long.
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from the article: Iron Dome might save Amir Peretz's legacy, but it has many fathers