Iron Dome changes the Gaza equation

10.04.2011                      06.Nisan, 5771

Analyse:

Iron Dome changes the Gaza equation

Many people from within and outside the defense establishment had questioned the Iron Dome's capabilities. They were wrong.

On Sunday, schoolchildren go on their annual Pessah vacation, and the real countdown begins – to end the current round of violence between Israel and Hamas before the start of the holiday.
The IDF had prepared for this current round and accurately predicted that it would take place after it bombed the car in southern Gaza last Friday night, killing three senior Hamas operatives who were planning attacks against Israelis in Sinai. The answer came on Thursday with the anti-tank missile that hit the school bus near Kibbutz Sa’ad….