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Iron Dome Analysis: “Cost Per Kill” of Israeli Missile Defense System

Filed under: Palestinians

Israel’s new “Iron Dome” defense system protects against rocket attacks from Gaza. But some are concerned that it may be too expensive for long term use, especially when compared with the cheaper rockets used by Hamas. Dr. Uzi Rubin, former director of Israel’s “Arrow” missile defense system, weighs in.