Judge combatants by their intentions, not their accuracy:
One can only imagine, with horror, the result if Israel did not have the Iron Dome and if thousands of Hamas rockets had found their targets: Israeli civilians. Would the nations of the world have been more sympathetic then to Israel’s plight? Maybe, but it is better to have their anger than their pity.
Gary Rosenblatt, “10 Lessons from the Gaza War”, The Jewish Week (22 August 2014), 7.