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azurnoir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 04:38 PM
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24. honestly it is too soon to tell whether or not Iron Dome will be 'good for peace'
if the past couple of days are an indication it surely doesn't look that way, at least 3 more grads have been fired and stopped by Iron Dome, according to Maan 14 killed including at least 5 civilians in Gaza due to Israeli retaliation
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  -Iron Dome works in combat, intercepts Grad rocket Mosby  Apr-07-11 12:46 PM   #0 
  - They only have 2 systems able to be deployed  KeepItReal   Apr-07-11 12:55 PM   #1 
  - Not to worry we're that is the US giving Israel  azurnoir   Apr-07-11 01:17 PM   #2 
     - This defensive system will save Israeli and Palestinian lives  Mosby   Apr-07-11 01:34 PM   #3 
        - well I am sure it does at that  azurnoir   Apr-07-11 01:42 PM   #4 
           - What has Iron Dome got to do with unemployed Americans?  henank   Apr-07-11 01:52 PM   #5 
           - $205 million would not hurt either, see we here in the US are told that we're too broke  azurnoir   Apr-07-11 01:58 PM   #6 
           - Yes, that IS what we're told.  Shaktimaan   Apr-07-11 10:00 PM   #8 
              - yes we know all of that and it is nice of you to speak  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 12:11 AM   #11 
              - I wish I could recommend your post!  LeftishBrit   Apr-08-11 11:23 AM   #17 
              - what both you and the other posters 'seem' to miss was the intent of my statement  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 03:08 PM   #19 
                 - oh, THAT'S what you meant by this?  Shaktimaan   Apr-08-11 05:20 PM   #29 
                    - I guess you failed to go back and see the entire progression of comments  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 06:07 PM   #30 
              - actually no shakti 'helping some poor little old lady with food stamps' was not my point  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 03:48 PM   #20 
           - "Do you not like the idea of Israel being able to defend its citizens?"  azurnoir   Apr-07-11 02:09 PM   #7 
              - Israel spends more of its *own* GDP on defense-spending than most countries do  LeftishBrit   Apr-08-11 11:18 AM   #15 
                 - Israeli expenditures on defense are high but that ignores the thrust of the comment  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 11:54 AM   #18 
           - While I am not a fan of the military-industrial complex...  LeftishBrit   Apr-08-11 11:12 AM   #13 
              - yes I've heard it all before but one must remember arms are really not that hard to sell  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 11:19 AM   #16 
  - Good news  King_David   Apr-07-11 11:24 PM   #9 
  - Works kind of like the protective wall in the West Bank  King_David   Apr-07-11 11:29 PM   #10 
  - Even a blind pig finds a truffle now and then. nt  bemildred   Apr-08-11 09:02 AM   #12 
  - Nonsense  King_David   Apr-08-11 04:52 PM   #26 
     - Blind pigs don't find truffles?  bemildred   Apr-08-11 04:56 PM   #27 
  - Good.  LeftishBrit   Apr-08-11 11:14 AM   #14 
  - The veiled hostility to a purely defensive system in this thread is astounding.  Kurska   Apr-08-11 04:11 PM   #21 
     - no veiled hostility more a point in fact  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 04:26 PM   #22 
        - I understand what you're saying. Do you think the Iron dome is good for peace?  Kurska   Apr-08-11 04:31 PM   #23 
           - honestly it is too soon to tell whether or not Iron Dome will be 'good for peace'  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 04:38 PM   #24 
              - Good point, but yes this is only the short term.  Kurska   Apr-08-11 04:41 PM   #25 
                 - as for the long range it depends on how all sides react  azurnoir   Apr-08-11 05:05 PM   #28 
 

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