“In our country, where a day of fully-fledged fighting costs $1.5 billion, just by shortening a war by five days, you ended up cover the whole investment in the system.”
— Israeli defense chief Ehud Barak, speaking at the Pentagon Thursday, on his country‚Äôs apparent $7.5 billion investment in missile defense, including the Iron Dome system that recently knocked down 85% of incoming threatening missiles from Gaza.
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