Israel’s Iron Dome is the hero of the hour, but bigger challenges lie ahead
No one is predicting that the Palestinians in Gaza will stop using rockets, but they will probably seek new forms of weaponry. What will they choose?
Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s decision last Friday to deploy a fifth Iron Dome antimissile battery in the Tel Aviv region was quite a gamble. The battery was scheduled to become operational only in a few months. This one is significantly different from other batteries and did not have a full team of officers and soldiers. The Air Force’s Air Defense Corps had to appoint a temporary commander and bring in...
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