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Palestinian militants launching more than 850.
Rockets at Israel over the past six days.
To help keep itself safe Israel depends on something called the on and -- don't.
-- the iron dome is a missile defense system funded in part with US tax dollars and is designed to shoot down incoming rockets question is it walking.
-- they -- back is a terror analyst.
Eric the latest information and I've got to a go to from the Israeli Defense Ministry as of Saturday.
In the preceding three days that taken 737.
Rockets have been fired.
Who intercepted that -- 400.
Actually landed they go through on -- don't.
That doesn't areas of Iraq a very high interception -- I I would be caught his eye on -- a failure at this point what about you what.
Well look I wouldn't say that Stewart here's a problem with iron dome it's it's great technologically it's actually done a good job knocking down rockets but there's just not enough of these iron dome batteries is only five of them Stewart.
Israel needs much more not only in the south where rockets are being fired -- Gaza on a daily -- But also for the north where Hezbollah.
Has some forty to 50000 rockets aimed at every inch of Israel when Israel needs is more iron dome Kenny what you have Kenny get up.
Well they're gonna have together -- get a fast because look what we're seeing right now in Gaza.
Is I believe Stewart the precursor to -- much larger regional war where Iran is going to be involved so yes.
Israel needs more of iron dome.
And congress here in the US is working to transfer were funds to Israel so they can build more of these anti missile batteries it.
His what I'm hearing from -- to -- follow and a faux news is -- privacy security analyst here she says look the Israelis want to neutralize Gaza.
That may well go on the ground into Gaza because they want to neutralize it because that will be a source of attack if Israel attacked Iran the Iran -- would retaliate through Gaza so neutralizing them.
-- would take that off the table that for Israel going into Gaza is more likely what are -- site.
Two things here number one I agree if you want to really neutralize Hamas Stewart and decisively defeat then you must go win on the ground and number two yes.
Any conflict any Israeli conflict with the Iran will undoubtedly involve Hamas in the south.
Hezbollah to the north so it does make sense for Israel to preemptively neutralize -- Hamas threat.
In the south then they'll have to deal with.
Iran and the blow back when and if Iran hits that are Israel hits -- the -- nuclear weapons facilities and of course Hezbollah so would make sense.
Look is -- it's gonna have to deal with Hamas and Hezbollah if and when they strike Iran without a doubt what do you think President Obama should do right now.
I think number one he should let Israel do what -- -- thinks it needs to do to defend itself yesterday he said look Israel has a right to defend itself.
But we don't wanna see Israel ramp things up in president Obama's words and go in Gaza on the ground well Mr.
President I have to say.
If Israel believes that it's in their best interest to go -- on the ground.
Yes you should support that the world might not like it but you -- you have Israel's back President Obama has said that time and time again while that.
That opinion of his or heard what he's been saying that's about we put the past Stewart okay -- Michael back thanks for joining us.
Thank you time.
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