Saturday, January 10, 2009
JOTMAN USA - Inbox - 'AT&T Yahoo! Mail': "Highly destructive but relatively low-tech devices are becoming less expensive to install - whether it's roadside bombs in Iraq or rockets in Gaza. Hamas is using very low tech weapons, yet Israel is forced either to employee high-tech weapons to counter the threat, or launch full-scale military operations. It is expensive for Israel to destroy installations of cheap offensive weapons. Meanwhile, the global defense industry continues to convince the leaders of rich countries that they can invent or spend their way out of this conundrum. And Israel might win this battle, and maybe the next, but the one after that? For how long will Israel's advantage last -- and at what cost?"