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Israel’s Iron Dome Is a Failure – Just Like Their Foreign Policy

Israel Iron Dome made of glass?
Israel Iron Dome More Like Reichstag Berlin Glass Dome

Israel’s vaunted Iron Dome defense system is more like an iron sieve. It fails to destroy all but a few of the rockets that Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups fire at Israeli communities. But Israel’s early-warning civil-defense systems have proved highly effective.

The radar-guided Iron Dome missile, meant to intercept and smash incoming rockets in the seconds before they strike their targets, works just a small fraction of the time, according to a detailed analysis carried out by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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