A rocket is launched from the Israeli anti-missile system Iron Dome, which could be used against Hezbollah in the event of war with Iran. Photograph: Dan Balilty/AP Israel predicts few casualties from war with Iran Assessment presented to security cabinet forecasts fewer than 300 casualties during three weeks of rocket attacks Israeli security officials have [...]
Posts Tagged ‘ Iron Dome ’
Israel predicts few casualties from war with Iran Assessment presented to security cabinet forecasts fewer than 300 casualties during three weeks of rocket attacks
By REUTERS ‘Iron Dome allotment can’t offer full protection’ By JPOST.COM STAFF link http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=263208 03/24/2012 17:13 Former defense minister Amir Peretz warns Israel will need double the number of planned batteries for full protection Former defense minister Amir Peretz said on Saturday that the number of Iron Dome rocket-defense batteries Israel plans to [...]
Preparing Israel for war Recent raids on Gaza were not just about allocating more money to defence – they were also about war with Iran.
Statements made by Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak led analysts to say that the assassination of Zuhair al-Qaisi was not about direct prevention [AFP] Beer-Sheva, Israel - In response to the recent assassination of Zuhair al-Qaisi, the Secretary General of the Popular Resistance Committees in the Gaza Strip, along with another fighter, Palestinians fired rockets at [...]
Gaza. Everything as usual. (Al Jazeera) By Uri Avnery ‘What have you learned in school today, my son?’ ‘There was no school today. There is an emergency!’ ‘And what have you learned from that, my son?’ Actually, quite a lot. This week’s “round”, as the army likes to call it, followed a well-established pattern, as [...]
Gaza violence: ‘we don’t want to escalate but maybe we have no choice’ Rockets from militants are slamming into Israeli cities, Israeli air strikes are killing Palestinian children, and no end is in sight
Gaza violence: ‘we don’t want to escalate but maybe we have no choice’ Rockets from militants are slamming into Israeli cities, Israeli air strikes are killing Palestinian children, and no end is in sight Palestinian relatives of 12-year-old schoolboy Ayoub Useila grieve during his funeral in Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza. Link to this video The yellowing [...]
Israeli soldiers stand next to a launcher, part of the first “Iron Dome” missile … As long as you keep picking. helping and supporting bad friends all you do is make enemies of good people. George Ikners ikners.com firstname.lastname@example.org Israel‘s defence ministry said on Sunday that the United States has agreed to provide it with [...]
More on a cost analysis of wars etc. But makes good reading to see where as far as Israel is concerned the money goes
United States needs to reevaluate its assistance to Israel By Walter Pincus, Published: October 18 As the country reviews its spending on defense and foreign assistance, it is time to examine the funding the United States provides to Israel. Let me put it another way: Nine days ago, the Israeli cabinet reacted to months of demonstrations against the [...]
You fight our fight with guns we sell you. A great deal should get friends downunder, on top in fact everywhere. Jewish State of Israel motors on.
Israel hits $7.2 billion in arms exports Published: June 17, 2011 at 2:56 PM Comments (0) Email Print Listen Related Stories Israel signs high-tech deal with India Israel plans big boost for spy satellites Israeli arms firms target Latin America TEL AVIV, Israel, June 17 (UPI) — Israel’s defense industry racked an unprecedented $7.2 billion in [...]
US Weapons to Israel Are Disincentives to Peace by Josh Ruebner, April 23, 2011 Email This | Print This | Share This | Antiwar Forum Israel may be forgiven for failing to realize the current fiscal woes of the United States. After all, U.S. military aid to Israel not only sailed unscathed through last [...]