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Israelis fear homefront vulnerable to Iranian attacks

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Despite its confident saber-rattling, Israel's concern is growing that the country is vulnerable to a devastating counterstrike if it attacks Iran's nuclear program.

An announcement this week that a mobile rocket-defense system will soon be built just outside Tel Aviv, where Israel's sprawling military headquarters sits smack in the middle of office towers, museums, night spots and hotels, caused some jitters. Israeli officials cite intelligence reports that Tel Aviv would be a main target of any attack.

Increasingly, the debate in Israel is turning to whether a strike can do enough damage to the Iranian program to be worth the risks. Experts believe that any attack would at best set back, but not cripple, the Iranians.

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Added: Feb-20-2012 Occurred On: Feb-20-2012
By: MB-UK
In:
World News, Iran, Other Middle East, Weapons
Tags: israel, fears, vulnerable, iran, attack
Location: Israel (load item map)
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