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Israeli Rocket Defense System Is Failing at Crucial Task, Expert Analysts Say

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Iron Dome air defense

Analysts question whether Israels Iron Dome air defense system, seen here firing to intercept a rocket headed for Tel Aviv, is achieving its aims.

Credit: Dan Balilty | Associated Press

Even though Israel’s U.S.-funded "Iron Dome" rocket-defense interceptors appear to be hitting Hamas rockets in recent days, they are almost certainly failing in the crucial job of detonating those rockets' shrapnel-packed explosive warheads, expert analysts say.

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