Watershed for Israel's defense
We now have a multilayered national defense but we need better rocket-defense systems and better protection for our vital infrastructure.
Operation Pillar of Defense will be remembered as a historic turning point in Israel's defense concept. For the first time, after years of deep debates, Israel has proved that defensive capabilities play a decisive role in confronting its enemies. This is the case in the asymmetrical surroundings we have been living in for a generation.