It's a good thing that Obama got funding for their kipaht barzel. Or there would be have been much more loss of life. Obama seeks $205 million for Israel rocket shield | Reuters Israel to invest $1 billion in Iron Dome missile defense system - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper Defense.gov News Release: Statement by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on Meeting with Minister Ehud Barak But, you know, he hates Isreal and loves Islam. If he is a radical Muslim he would be the worst Muslim ever to set foot on the face of this Earth, in fact, they would kill him for being an infidel. Personally I thought that the money could have been spent better here, however now that the system has shown it's (limited range) effectiveness.. I don't feel so strongly about it.