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Israel needs $3.9B to fund Arrow missile defense plan

The US isn’t the only one with a military budget that’s being slashed.  Israel is also facing a budget crunch.  And with a smaller economy and a much tougher neighborhood, they’re going to have to make some tough decisions on what to cut…

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Israeli websites hacked, no harm done…

This time, at least.  The Tel Aviv stock exchange and Israeli national airliner El Al were hit by a cyberattack today.  No significant damage was done (it was a DDoS attack, which isn’t hard to do and can’t do anything more than shut down a website), and there was no interruption of service for either organization, but Israelis are probably feeling a little bit rattled by the possibility of a cyberattack taking out some of their infrastructure at the wrong time.

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