Saturday, November 17, 2012

Our young rocket men can shoot down their...

As in the Battle of Britain 70 years ago, a good defense in the skies overhead can beat an offensive force;

In a psychological boost for the Israelis, a sophisticated Israeli rocket-defense system known as "Iron Dome" knocked down one of the rockets headed toward Tel Aviv, eliciting cheers from relieved residents huddled in fear after air raid sirens sounded in the city.
....Israel says the Iron Dome system has shot down some 250 incoming rockets, most of them in southern Israel near Gaza.
 What is more of a mystery is why hundreds of millions of Arabs surrounding the tiny sliver of land that is Israel, with only a few million residents inhabitants, can't just get on with their lives, but persist in their self-destructive warfare.

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