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Israel's Rocket-Hunting Ace Got His Start Playing Warcraft

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Iron Dome

The Iron Dome ballistic defense system.

Credit: IDF

While many of the boys in Idan Yahya's high school class were buffing up and preparing themselves for selection into elite combat units, this gawky teenager was spending "a lot of time" playing Warcraft—the real-time strategy computer game where opposing players command virtual armies in a battle to dominate the fictional world of Azeroth.

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