Gaza Conflict Turns Into Battle of Missile vs. Missile

The success of the Iron Dome system in Operation Pillar of Defense has shown that the technological advantage on the battlefield has shifted from offense to defense.

In Operation Pillar of Defense, defense overcame offense. The Iron Dome system provided Israel's cities almost complete defensive coverage from Hamas rocket attacks. This technological and operational achievement has important political ramifications: The limited number of casualties on Israel's home front made it easier for Israeli decision makers to manage the battle and up to now has almost entirely freed...