With tensions rising between Morocco and Algeria, Rabat has expressed interest in purchasing Israel’s Iron Dome system to defend itself against aerial threats.

Israel’s highly advanced Iron Dome air defense system has prevented thousands of rockets from murdering innocent civilians.

Now Morocco, which recently normalized ties with the Jewish state, has expressed interest in purchasing the cutting-edge defense system. The Arab country is currently facing escalating tensions with Algeria.

Researcher and Consultant on Arab World Policy Younes Belfellah explains why Morocco wants the Iron Dome and how likely it is for such a sale to be made.