Out of the Israelis’ conflict with Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, at least one success story has emerged: Israel’s Iron Dome counter-rocket system. With 735 interceptions of rockets and mortar bombs, Iron Dome demonstrated improved performance, scoring an almost 90% success rate. Of 4,594 rockets and mortars fired from the Gaza Strip in 50 days of conflict, Iron Dome failed to intercept only 70 rockets where the system was deployed. One Israeli civilian was killed by a rocket, ...

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