Theodore Postol

Type: Person
Name: Theodore Postol
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

How successful was Israel's Iron Dome?

–Iron Dome is arguably one of the most talked about defence systems in the world.Israeli officials say the defence "shield" is able to detect an incoming rocket, determine its path and likely point of impact, and intercept it if it poses a threat to Israeli ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

The unsheltering sky

AS TEST flights go, FTG-06b was a dazzling affair. The mission was part of a programme called Ground-based Midcourse Defence (GMD), which is supposed to provide America’s main shield against intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with a range beyond ... [Published The Economist - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

The iron dome that withstood 15 missiles at once

The clip was shared on messaging app WhatsApp and uploaded on the website SIN (Short Israeli News).Website owner Vadim Asaev said the most concurrent rocket interceptions he had previously seen was five, during Israel’s recent Operation Protective Edge. ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

US Defense Workforce Shrinkage, In Numbers

15:28 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staffPolitico reviewed SEC filings from major US defense contractors and found that “The number of employees at the five largest U.S. defense firms has dropped 14% from a peak in 2008 – and 10% over the past decade.” ... [Published Defense Industry Daily - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Destroying Syria’s chemical weapons still leaves questions unresolved

BERLIN -- Looking back a year, to the early hours of Aug. 21, 2013, when a series of missiles with poison gas payloads landed in suburban Damascus, experts can’t help but note that the results of an international reaction to use of the lethal chemicals ... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Checking under Israel’s Iron Dome

CNN’s Tom Foreman explains how Israel’s “Iron Dome” system works. (Screenshot: CNN ) For the past several years, Qassam and Grad rocket attacks on Israel’s southern district have provided Israel with an excuse to invade and bomb the Gaza Strip ... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Great Israeli Iron Dome Hoax

Call it a billion dollar + scam. Add another congressionally funded $225 million tax dollars. Expect millions more on request.In April 2002, noted MIT physicist Theodore Postol headlined his Technology Review article "Why Missile Defense Won't Work."The ... [Published Boston IMC - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Here's A Clear Sign That Israel's Iron Dome Is Working

Recent critiques of Israel's Iron Dome, particularly from MIT professor Theodore Postol , suggest that the missile interceptor system is less accurate than the country would like the rest of the world to think. But there's at least one crucial ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

9 things the American media isn’t telling you about Israel/Palestine

Throughout Israel’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, which began  on July 8 , it has become increasingly clear that the U.S. media is biased against Palestinians, using selective coverage, skewed opinion, and false balance to offer implicit support ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Israel, HAMAS, Palestinian
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lacking bomb shelters, Israel’s Bedouins advised to ‘protect themselves by lying on the ground’

West Bank / Jerusalem / ’1948 area’ Israel’s Bedouin: Civilians in death alone 972mag 20 July by Mya Guarnieri — Israel denies Bedouin citizens basic services in life but claims them as civilians when they die — Over 400 Palestinians have been ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 21 2014]

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It's "not that the [palestinian] artillery rockets pose no threat of injury or death to the targeted population, it is simply that each artillery rocket is not especially destructive. as a result of this, early warning and sheltering are extremely effective against such attacks" Postol said
When ID interceptors explode overhead, but have contrails showing they crossed the expected rocket trajectory from behind or either side, "it can be said with a high degree of certainty, that no intercept could have occurred" says Postol

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How successful was Israel's Iron Dome? [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 08 2014]
The unsheltering sky [Published The Economist - Sep 04 2014]
The iron dome that withstood 15 missiles at once [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 01 2014]
US Defense Workforce Shrinkage, In Numbers [Published Defense Industry Daily - Aug 26 2014]
Destroying Syria’s chemical weapons still leave... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Checking under Israel’s Iron Dome [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 16 2014]
The Great Israeli Iron Dome Hoax [Published Boston IMC - Aug 15 2014]
Wrong about the dome [Published Register Star - Aug 12 2014]
Here's A Clear Sign That Israel's Iron Dome Is ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 28 2014]
9 things the American media isn’t telling you a... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Lacking bomb shelters, Israel’s Bedouins advise... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 21 2014]
Journalist Seymour Hersh Thinks The Evidence fo... [Published REASON Online - Dec 09 2013]
Hersh: White House Lied About Syrian Gas Attack [Published London Review of Books - Dec 08 2013]
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Checking under Israel’s Iron Dome [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 16 2014]
CNN’s Tom Foreman explains how Israel’s “Iron Dome” system works. (Screenshot: CNN ) For the past several years, Qassam and Grad rocket attacks on Israel’s southern district have provided Israel with an excuse to invade and bomb the Gaza Strip ...
Here's A Clear Sign That Israel's Iron Dome Is ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 28 2014]
Recent critiques of Israel's Iron Dome, particularly from MIT professor Theodore Postol , suggest that the missile interceptor system is less accurate than the country would like the rest of the world to think. But there's at least one crucial ...
9 things the American media isn’t telling you a... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Throughout Israel’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, which began  on July 8 , it has become increasingly clear that the U.S. media is biased against Palestinians, using selective coverage, skewed opinion, and false balance to offer implicit support ...
Lacking bomb shelters, Israel’s Bedouins advise... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 21 2014]
West Bank / Jerusalem / ’1948 area’ Israel’s Bedouin: Civilians in death alone 972mag 20 July by Mya Guarnieri — Israel denies Bedouin citizens basic services in life but claims them as civilians when they die — Over 400 Palestinians have been ...
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