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Sunny with light missile
cover here in Tel Aviv

PJ Media, by David P. Goldman

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Posted By:Hazymac, 7/11/2014 1:23:23 PM

Sunny with light missile cover in Tel Aviv this morning. I awoke to muffled thuds in the distance, Iron Dome shooting down Syrian-made missiles launched from Gaza, according to news reports. (Snip) But the broader point is that Israel will win a war of attrition. Hamas has shot off hundreds of rockets (including one that landed a few kilometers from me up north in Zichron Yaakov while I had lunch there yesterday) without causing a single injury. Iron Dome has worked brilliantly. Traffic was a bit lighter than normal last night, but there wasn’t a free table at any of

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For Israelis and her friends around the world here is some cool-headed encouragement from Spengler, who believes (as most of us do) that Israel will not only survive--she will thrive as her enemies fester.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: twculver, 7/11/2014 3:20:41 PM     (No. 9920124)

David P. Goldman aka Spengler is always a must read.

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