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Who benefits as US withdraws from Syria? Not
Analysis: Washington's decision is counterproductive: it gives Iran a second
(00:13 , 20.12.18 ) 
Stopping the wave of terror attacks, before the
Op-ed: Israeli security forces must take several immediate steps to halt the
(23:37 , 13.12.18 )
Tunnels are only a precursor to the real threat
Analysis: Hezbollah will take time deciding how to respond to the tunnel
(15:42 , 04.12.18 )
Netanyahu-Pompeo Brussels meeting is a warning
Analysis: PM Netanyahu and US Secretary of State Pompeo will likely discuss the
(16:01 , 03.12.18 ) 
Trump’s statements on Israel will boomerang
Analysis: ‘Blaming’ US Mideast policies on Israel's security’ needs won’t end
(01:04 , 29.11.18 )
The challenges the new IDF chief and his deputy
Analysis: Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi will have to reshape the IDF's 'war between
(01:01 , 26.11.18 )
Netanyahu's strategic gamble in Gaza
Analysis: The Security Cabinet's decision to accept the ceasefire agreement with
(09:31 , 15.11.18 ) 
Lieberman's resignation is no great loss
Op-ed: Lieberman only had marginal influence on the IDF, his hysterical
(22:37 , 14.11.18 )
This is not how you create deterrence
Analysis: the current pace of IDF attacks does not affect terrorist
(21:20 , 13.11.18 ) 
Calm in Gaza, unrest in the West Bank
Analysis: While the Qatari money arrived in Gaza and helped calm tensions, the
(12:22 , 11.11.18 )
Iran is pressuring US using Islamic Jihad in
Analysis: Iran is worried by Netanyahu's visit to Oman and the progress in
(10:55 , 28.10.18 )
Hamas's dangerous games demand different kind of
Analysis: Hamas and Islamic Jihad won't take responsibility for the rocket fire
(12:22 , 17.10.18 ) 
Election minded rhetoric could lead to
Op-ed: Israel must remain wary lest its conflict management be interpreted by
(23:56 , 16.10.18 )
Israel can overcome the S-300, but must resolve
Analysis: In the wake of the shooting down of the Russian intelligence plane,
(01:29 , 04.10.18 ) 
Iran’s strike in Syria is a warning to the West
Analysis: Even though Iran is aware that local terror group is behind the attack
(00:03 , 03.10.18 ) 
Netanyahu’s UN speech was a masterpiece
Analysis: The carefully crafted speech at the General Assembly contained several
(23:33 , 28.09.18 )
The lies of Russia’s report on Israeli
Analysis: The Russian Defense Ministry has now heaped full blame on Israel for
(23:17 , 23.09.18 )
How a dangerous game between Israel and Hamas
Op-ed: A recent surge in incendiary terror and border violence is Hamas’ way of
(23:53 , 22.09.18 )
Let the Palestinians make lemonade of Trump's
Op-ed: US cutting its aid to the Palestinians and funding to UNRWA are welcomed
(23:49 , 28.08.18 )
Hamas takes advantage of Israeli wariness of
Analysis: While the IDF's response to terrorism is bearable, and the Israeli
(13:31 , 09.08.18 )
Chaos on the borders: Israel has lost its
Analysis: The Israeli government and IDF's policy against Hamas in Gaza has
(23:34 , 27.07.18 )
Syrian fighter jet: A navigational error with no
Op-ed: Even in its best days in the 1990s, the Syrian air force was not the
(00:47 , 25.07.18 ) 
The card in the hands of Netanyahu and Eisenkot
Analysis: The meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Prime
(19:23 , 24.07.18 )
Hamas evened the score and rushed to ask for a
Analysis: Hamas considers the death of an IDF soldier an achievement, giving up
(23:33 , 21.07.18 )
Hamas's military wing wants war
Analysis: The chances of restoring the quiet are shrinking by the hour. Hamas's
(23:41 , 20.07.18 ) 
How the incendiary balloons and kites could lead
Analysis: Neither Israel nor Hamas want another round of fighting in Gaza, so
(23:52 , 13.07.18 )
Assad's huge victory and what it means for
Analysis: The fall of Daraa marks the beginning of the end of the civil war, but
(23:52 , 08.07.18 )
War or an agreement: Israel’s critical dilemma
Analysis: Four years after Operation Protective Edge, Israel must decide whether
(00:36 , 25.06.18 )
The Iranian connection: Gonen Segev’s narcissism
Analysis: The former minister’s affair with the Iranians didn’t begin in 2012;
(14:28 , 19.06.18 )
Following ministers’ demands, IDF steps up
Analysis: Although incendiary kites and balloons aren’t launched directly by
(23:44 , 18.06.18 ) 
Singapore summit won’t bring peace on earth, but
Analysis: The Trump-Kim meeting won’t improve human rights and the humanitarian
(10:24 , 13.06.18 ) 
What Israel would like to achieve from Trump-Kim
Analysis: In the Singapore summit, the US president will try to succeed where
(23:50 , 10.06.18 )
Rebel groups trying to drag IDF into war in Gaza
Analysis: Seeking to turn the strip into Islamic State’s ‘Sinai district,’
(23:40 , 03.06.18 )
Israel's negotiations with Russia on Syria not
Analysis: Russia has iterated support for Israel's demand to remove Iranian
(12:00 , 01.06.18 ) 
In Syria, Iran is getting in Putin’s way too
Analysis: The Russian demand to remove all ‘foreign forces’ from Syria isn’t
(16:14 , 31.05.18 ) 
The full story behind the understandings for a
Analysis: Israel turned down Palestinian organizations’ demand to issue official
(23:39 , 30.05.18 )
There is a way to solve the Gaza crisis
Analysis: An arrangement led by Egypt and supervised by UN and Arab League
(23:43 , 21.05.18 )
Israel’s PR failure on Gaza border fence
Op-ed: While Hamas had full control over the images, footage and interviews from
(15:16 , 17.05.18 )
Hamas's march of folly
Op-ed: Neither Hamas nor Israel want another round of fighting in Gaza, which
(23:24 , 14.05.18 )
Between Tehran and Gaza: From the dangerous
Analysis: Iran’s ayatollahs and media fell for Qassem Suleimani’s ‘fake news’
(23:50 , 13.05.18 )
The real target of the T-4 attack: the 3rd
Analysis: The Iranian aerial defense system created to mimic the Russian S-300
(01:22 , 13.05.18 ) 
Israel, Iran walking on the precipice
Analysis: Both Israel, Iran do not desire major escalation, but situation can
(21:52 , 10.05.18 ) 
Israel’s message to Tehran: An unusual IDF order
Analysis: The alleged Israeli attack on a base used by Iranian militias near
(11:14 , 09.05.18 )
Exposure of Iranian retaliation plan may lead to
Analysis: Even if the Iranians decide to go ahead with their plan and order
(14:56 , 07.05.18 )
Mossad’s achievement a deterring strategic
Analysis: While PM Netanyahu failed to provide a ‘smoking gun’ proving that Iran
(23:35 , 02.05.18 ) 
Iran, Syria left in awkward situation as 'enemy'
Analysis: Sunday night’s strikes against Assad army bases was likely part of a
(14:47 , 30.04.18 ) 
IRGC's Aerospace Force contingent in Syria
Analysis: Amid foreboding Iranian omens of impending reprisal for alleged
(14:53 , 17.04.18 )
Israel can deal with Russian supply of S-300
Analysis: Moscow’s announcement that it will consider selling Assad long range
(17:18 , 15.04.18 )
Assad can breathe easily
Analysis: Fearing a Russian response, Trump, May and Macron circumscribed their
(23:58 , 14.04.18 ) 
The lessons of the Holocaust and Syria
Analysis: Russia was among the countries whose citizens were killed in Nazi gas
(19:57 , 11.04.18 )
Prepared for a conflict with Russia, Israel is
Analysis: The Foreign Ministry’s statement that Assad did use chemical weapons
(23:49 , 10.04.18 )
Israel signals Russia and Iran: We're not scared
Analysis: The attack on the T-4 base in Syria, which was attributed to Israel,
(23:56 , 09.04.18 )
If infiltrators reached Tze'elim, they could
Analysis: The three Palestinians who entered Israel from Gaza on Monday night
(11:42 , 28.03.18 )
Some causes for concern following John Bolton
Analysis: The current makeup of the Trump administration doesn’t bode well, not
(23:59 , 25.03.18 )
Why Assad won't retaliate and the message sent
Analysis: When deciding to divulge responsibility for Syrian reactor's bombing,
(23:19 , 21.03.18 ) 
IDF vs. Hamas: A new type of war between wars
Analysis: The latest attack on two Hamas tunnels is another manifestation of the
(17:01 , 18.03.18 )
Terror attack the direct result of incitement
Analysis: Hamas and Islamic Jihad have been calling for a day of rage to mark
(11:29 , 17.03.18 )
Danger in the north: PM Netanyahu must push
Analysis: With the war in Syria winding down, all regional actors are stirring
(14:22 , 03.03.18 ) 
Report on new Iranian base: A message to world
Analysis: Whoever provided Fox News with the satellite images published Tuesday
(23:44 , 01.03.18 )
Fence protests as an infrastructure for terror
Analysis: In a small and painful operation Saturday, the Popular Resistance
(16:10 , 18.02.18 )
Looking back at Eisenkot’s three years as IDF
Analysis: It is still too early to assess Eisenkot’s performance as IDF Chief of
(23:56 , 16.02.18 )
Israel working to prevent a war while upholding
Analysis: The growing enthusiasm in the Shiite axis over the downing of an
(18:08 , 14.02.18 ) 
IAF must now modify its offensive tactics
Analysis: Saturday’s incidents, which signal dawn of new state of affairs with
(00:03 , 11.02.18 ) 
Iranians pushing for a new northern status quo
Op-ed: Saturday's escalation and provocation by Iran in Syria was meant to show
(12:06 , 10.02.18 )
3 possible reasons for the attack on Syria's
Analysis: The military post allegedly attacked by IAF planes Tuesday night is
(17:06 , 07.02.18 )
War isn’t on our doorstep just yet
Analysis: Iran and Hezbollah are taking Israel’s threats seriously, and Hamas
(12:21 , 07.02.18 )
Organized terror is back
Op-ed: Raziel Shevah's murder and the perpetrator's escape prove Hamas has
(21:34 , 06.02.18 )
Netanyahu's message to Putin: Iranian hegemony
Analysis: Netanyahu arrived at the Kremlin with the head of Military
(23:43 , 29.01.18 )
A new red line: IDF deterrence efforts reach
Analysis: The IDF spokesperson’s warning against Iranian entrenchment in
(14:10 , 29.01.18 )
Pence’s Knesset speech: Curb your enthusiasm
Analysis: The current US administration isn’t known for delivering on its
(14:43 , 24.01.18 ) 
With tunnel under Gaza crossing, Hamas tried to
Analysis: The Egyptians who negotiated a reconciliation with the Palestinian
(15:33 , 14.01.18 )
Deadly drive-by shooting calls for improved
Analysis: Rabbi Raziel Shevah’s murder on Tuesday evening was a carefully
(15:51 , 10.01.18 )
The creative score-settling that may lead to
Op-ed: Rocket fire at Israeli communities on Gaza's perimeter are the
(18:50 , 05.01.18 ) 
IDF’s achievements in 2017 marred by political
Analysis: The past year proved the State of Israel faces no external existential
(00:13 , 01.01.18 )
Putin’s surprise Syria visit aimed at
Analysis: While Russia is interested in reaching a political agreement that
(23:44 , 16.12.17 )
The ‘lab’ uncovering cross-border tunnels from
Analysis: The latest exposure of an attack tunnel on Israeli territory proves
(23:44 , 12.12.17 )
Nothing to be happy about, nothing to get killed
Analysis: Joy in Israel over President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem
(23:44 , 09.12.17 ) 
Jerusalem declaration: Trump’s Christmas gift to
Analysis: The US president’s recognition of Israel’s capital, which was like
(19:35 , 07.12.17 )
A message to Putin: No calm in Syria as long as
Analysis: Monday night's alleged Israeli strike on a military research center in
(13:59 , 05.12.17 )
Strike on Iranian base in Syria: Dealing with
Analysis: Based on foreign reports, Israel brandished a yellow card to Iran with
(17:52 , 02.12.17 ) 
Gaza mortar fire not intended to lead to
Analysis: Islamic Jihad caught between desire for revenge after Israel bombed
(08:57 , 01.12.17 ) 
Islamic State’s war of survival against a
Analysis: After losing its territorial strongholds in Syria and Iraq, ISIS feels
(19:27 , 26.11.17 )
Iranian axis threat that led Lieberman to seek
Analysis: Defense Minister Lieberman's efforts to increase IDF's budget stem
(23:42 , 25.11.17 ) 
Putin and Rouhani need Assad just as much as he
Analysis: While it may seem like the Assad regime would collapse without Russian
(12:18 , 23.11.17 )
The old agreement that will keep Iran away from
Analysis: Why is the State of Israel disrupting the Syrian army’s efforts to
(10:22 , 20.11.17 )
The strategic interests behind Eisenkot’s Saudi
Analysis: The IDF chief of staff’s rare interview to a Saudi news website
(18:59 , 19.11.17 )
The real Iranian threat on Israel’s northern
Analysis: Israel is perfectly capable of dealing with Iranian-backed militias on
(23:30 , 16.11.17 )
Tunnel explosion timing affected by Gaza
Analysis: The IDF kept track of the offensive tunnel that was exploded Monday
(14:40 , 31.10.17 )
Intentional Syrian fire aimed at deterring
Analysis: Seeking international and regional legitimization for the Iranian
(10:50 , 23.10.17 )
Land of terror: ISIS alive and kicking in Sinai
Analysis: After losing one stronghold after another in Syria and Iraq, the
(23:38 , 17.10.17 )
Neutralizing Syrian battery draws a new Israeli
Analysis: Syria's improved SA-5 anti-aircraft missiles can threaten both Israeli
(17:19 , 16.10.17 )
Four lessons from the Har Adar attack
Analysis: Murder of three Israelis by Palestinian laborer calls for immediate
(23:57 , 27.09.17 )
Trump and Kim's game of chicken
Analysis: Trump is determined to continue his game of chicken with Kim Jong Un.
(21:43 , 23.09.17 ) 
Iran shows its defiance of the US, carefully
Analysis: While Iran's defiant stance against the US may seem provocative,
(16:45 , 23.09.17 ) 
Netanyahu's implicit threat to bring down
Analysis: At the UN Netanyahu managed to convert Trump's election pledge to
(12:12 , 20.09.17 )
Demand to cancel Iran deal is an Israeli spin
Analysis: Knowing US President Trump has no lawful cause to withdraw from the
(11:28 , 17.09.17 )
Erdogan, Haniyeh and Abbas are praying for an
Analysis: The violent energy on the Palestinian street, the Islamist aspiration
(13:26 , 27.07.17 )
Explosive chain of events could lead to new wave
Analysis: The Temple Mount crisis and the deadly terror attack in Halamish seem
(10:58 , 23.07.17 )
Finding a compromise in the Temple Mount crisis
Analysis: What is needed now is a cooperation agreement between several
(18:30 , 20.07.17 )
Temple Mount closure was the right thing to do
Analysis: Friday’s attack at the most religiously explosive place in the Middle
(15:02 , 16.07.17 )
The dangers of the Temple Mount
Analysis: The volatile location of the attack on Friday morning at the Lions'
(13:49 , 14.07.17 ) 
Despite ceasefire deal, Iranian stronghold in
Analysis: While the agreement reached between the US and Russia halts
(10:53 , 09.07.17 )
In state of panic, Syrian army tosses rules of
Analysis: While Assad’s army was well aware of the fact its direct tank fire on
(16:23 , 25.06.17 ) 
Missile strike on ISIS turning Iran into a world
Analysis: By firing surface-to-surface missiles with a range of up to 700
(13:15 , 19.06.17 ) 
Trump’s message: No Mideast peace without
Analysis: The US president’s visit to Israel was a sort of preparation for the
(13:43 , 28.05.17 ) 
Smiling Rouhani will keep whitewashing radical
Analysis: The reformist president’s reelection could help supreme leader
(23:36 , 26.05.17 )
Israel's covert war against Hezbollah's
Analysis: After Israel completed its multi-layer defense system David's Sling,
(19:16 , 28.04.17 )
The world’s watchdog is back in town
Analysis: Through the US strike in Syria, Trump conveyed a message to both Assad
(23:28 , 09.04.17 )
Hamas will avenge commander’s killing, but not
Analysis: The fact that Hamas leaders are attributing the assassination of
(23:22 , 26.03.17 )
The battle over the next war
Analysis: Iran and Hezbollah are trying to turn Lebanon into a second front in
(20:42 , 20.03.17 )
Assad feels confident with Russian backing
Analysis: With victories on the battlefield and Russian military support, Bashar
(22:49 , 17.03.17 )
With no sanctions, Protective Edge mistakes will
Analysis: The state comptroller’s report creates an illusion that it will set in
(09:23 , 02.03.17 )
Hamas’ new leader in Gaza: A radical and a
Analysis: Yahya Sanwar’s election is bad news for Israel. The terrorist who was
(23:35 , 14.02.17 )
The invisible motives of Monday’s unusual Gaza
Analysis: Israel is doing everything in its power to disrupt Hamas’s intensive
(10:10 , 07.02.17 )
Israel’s war on Hezbollah’s accurate missiles
Analysis: All signs indicate that the strike attributed to the IAF in the
(15:34 , 16.01.17 )
East Talpiot attack inspired by Ramallah,
Analysis: The Palestinian Authority started a blitz against the relocation of
(23:42 , 08.01.17 ) 
Russian ground to ground missiles discovered by
Several Russian SS-26 Iskandar ground to ground missiles discovered by Israeli
(15:12 , 06.01.17 )
Assad’s next battle
Analysis: After three and a half years of fighting, the Syrian president scores
(23:33 , 16.12.16 )
Is Syrian retaliation against Israel in the
Analysis: The latest alleged Israeli strike in Damascus was unusual due to the
(11:45 , 08.12.16 )
The Golan incident: Local initiative or
Analysis: Sunday’s shooting at Golani forces was probably the act of a local
(19:43 , 27.11.16 ) 
The new, level-headed Trump
Analysis: Forget about the election campaign’s provocateur and chatterbox. The
(23:46 , 11.11.16 ) 
What IDF should learn from battle for Mosul
Analysis: The ISIS military modus operandi in Iraq, which consists of offensive
(23:31 , 26.10.16 )
Gaza’s radicals want Israel to topple Hamas
Analysis: The Salafi organization that fired a rocket at Sderot on Wednesday is
(18:09 , 06.10.16 )
Russian presence in his country gives Assad
Analysis: Following the Syrian attempt to intercept Israel Air Force planes
(17:03 , 14.09.16 )
How Erdogan won
Analysis: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has managed to hold onto power
(11:13 , 16.07.16 )
Ten years of lessons learned
It has been nearly a decade since the capture of Gilad Shalit and the outbreak
(23:59 , 19.06.16 )
A terror attack next door to the IDF
Op-ed: Several serious questions arise from the terror attack in Sarona. How
(17:59 , 09.06.16 )
Netanyahu is jeopardizing Israel's national
Op-ed: The Prime Minister is making political experiments at the public's
(17:36 , 19.05.16 )
Political survival at the IDF's expense
Op-ed: The deputy IDF chief's message was the right one, but he chose the wrong
(00:20 , 10.05.16 )
Blustering towards an escalation?
Analysis: Hamas's political and military wings are finally appreciating Israel's
(23:47 , 05.05.16 )
Jerusalem bus bombing has imprints of organized
Analysis: The explosive device detonated on a Jerusalem bus on Monday appears to
(15:17 , 19.04.16 )
An underground breakthrough
Analysis: Hamas probably didn't plan on invading an Israeli town, and is more
(15:56 , 18.04.16 )
Netanyahu's message to Assad and Putin
Op-ed: While observing a paratrooper drill in the Golan Heights, Prime Minister
(15:28 , 12.04.16 )
IDF's cyber defense easily breached
Analysis: The indictment of Majd Ouida reveals how an amateur hacker could
(23:18 , 23.03.16 )
Why is Nasrallah speaking in public?
Analysis: Hezbollah's secretary general has been speaking in public for two
(23:35 , 22.03.16 )
The failed effort to halt Palestinian incitement
Analysis: Israel tried and failed to interfere with Hamas TV's signal and is now
(18:10 , 18.03.16 )
An intifada of the mind
Op-ed: In the face of spontaneous terrorism, Israel has no intelligence,
(18:18 , 09.03.16 )
Did someone cross Israel's red line?
Analysis: Despite denials by the Assad regime and Hezbollah, the Syrian
(10:18 , 19.02.16 )
Russia's new Syrian strategy: Ethnic cleansing
Analysis:Russia's new strategy to prop Assad up is to destroy rebels' power base
(11:31 , 12.02.16 )
Political initiatives and online outreach: We
Op-ed: This intifada has already reached a point in which military and
(23:35 , 10.02.16 )
'Security cooperation between Russia and Israel
Analysis: Officials in the West and Middle East reject Daily Beast report that
(09:34 , 12.01.16 )
The mistakes made by Nashat Melhem
Analysis: The Tel Aviv shooter hid in Arara, where many of his family members
(23:37 , 08.01.16 )
North Korea teaching Iran how to extort the West
Analysis: Kim Jong-un is repeatedly implementing his father's 'nuclear
(23:47 , 07.01.16 )
Nasrallah settled an account, but did so with
Analysis: It's too soon to tell if the Hezbollah leader got the revenge he
(00:00 , 05.01.16 ) 
The IDF's warning to Nasrallah
Analysis: Israeli security officials are claiming that the Hezbollah leader
(00:32 , 25.12.15 )
Netanyahu and Erdogan's shared interests
Analysis: An agreement between Israel and Turkey has yet to come, but there is a
(11:52 , 19.12.15 )
Saudi Arabia's war of independence
Analysis: Their disappointment with Obama has led the Saudis to adopt a
(11:34 , 17.12.15 )
New Mossad chief: Netanyahu's real foreign
Analysis: The prime minister's decision to appoint his national security
(11:04 , 08.12.15 )
ISIS and al-Qaeda compete for Western targets
Analysis: Al-Qaeda tries to stay on the terror map with an attack in Mali;
(20:20 , 23.11.15 )
Welcome to World War Three
Analysis: The Paris attack is directly tied to events in Syria and Iraq; this
(22:54 , 14.11.15 )
Abbas inciting with one hand, restraining with
Analysis: The Palestinian elements fanning the flames of terror and pushing
(21:45 , 04.11.15 )
Temple Mount agreement won’t lead to immediate
Analysis: The understandings reached between US Secretary of State Kerry, Prime
(09:02 , 26.10.15 )
How to save Israel from the Third Intifada
Op-ed: After the stabbing terrorist attacks in Jerusalem it is necessary to take
(18:15 , 04.10.15 )
The military option is back on the table
Analysis: Netanyahu's message directed at President Obama and the Security
(15:06 , 02.10.15 ) 
Abbas' goal: A Palestinian state imposed from
Analysis: Palestinian president's threat to cancel Oslo Agreements is a message
(10:48 , 01.10.15 ) 
What Putin's Syrian strategy means for Israel
Analysis: Russian president seeks to enhance his country's influence in the
(23:27 , 29.09.15 ) 
Handling the stone-throwing terrorists
Analysis: Riots on the Temple Mount are nothing new, but the recent and deadly
(23:15 , 15.09.15 ) 
Gal Hirsch is not up to the task
Analysis: Former Galilee Formation commander excelled in special ops but has not
(13:29 , 26.08.15 )
Rocket strikes an Iranian retaliation
Analysis: 3 weeks after the assassination of Hezbollah members in the Syrian
(10:38 , 21.08.15 )
Israel dealing with two Hamas entities
Analysis: The arrest of Hamas fighter Ibrahim Shaer reveals the complex reality
(15:33 , 12.08.15 )
US can't defend Israel against a nuclear attack
Analysis: A senior American official has vowed to protect Israel if it is
(17:37 , 04.08.15 )
How to stop Jewish jihad
Analysis: They are no different than ISIS; there may only be a handful of these
(23:49 , 31.07.15 )
Iran deal puts military option back on table
Analysis: The Vienna agreement does delay Iran's construction of a bomb by a
(01:08 , 15.07.15 )
Missing Israeli in Hamas capitivity may not be
Analysis: If Avraham Mangisto were alive and well in Hamas's hands, the
(15:41 , 09.07.15 )
ISIS in Sinai is a serious threat to Israel
Analysis: The impressive fighting abilities demonstrated by the Islamic State in
(10:00 , 02.07.15 )
UN report gives Hezbollah the green light
Analysis: A report which creates a moral and legal symmetry between Israel and
(11:49 , 23.06.15 )
Not exactly a 'lone wolf' attack
Analysis: The recent series of sporadic terror attacks are taking place for
(16:00 , 21.06.15 )
How to stop the sporadic rocket fire from Gaza
Analysis: While Hamas can be deterred by Israel, the armed Salafi-jihadist
(00:09 , 09.06.15 )
Israel and Hamas held hostage by Gaza 'rogue
Analysis: In the absence of an honest broker to mediate between the two sides, a
(13:00 , 04.06.15 )
Israel reassures Iran, Hezbollah: Mass drill is
Analysis: Jerusalem sends calming messages to increasingly edgy enemies as it
(00:18 , 01.06.15 )
Rocket fire challenging Israeli and Hamas
Analysis: The Grad rocket fired into Israel on Tuesday night may have been a
(23:22 , 27.05.15 )
Security cabinet must not turn into a debate
Analysis: A cabinet comprised of more than half of the government ministers,
(23:55 , 19.05.15 )
A battle of wits on the Syrian border
Analysis: Israel has a new defense policy on the Golan Heights, where Islamist
(23:56 , 05.05.15 )
With a score to settle, Hezbollah will not give
Analysis: An attempt to plant explosives on Israeli side of Syria border fence
(14:14 , 27.04.15 )
Why Putin is playing friendly with Iran
Analysis: Putin's decision to provide Iran with the S-300 air defense system has
(12:19 , 14.04.15 )
S-300 will not prevent potential Israeli strike
Analysis: Should Russia give Iran the advanced missile defense system it will
(23:28 , 13.04.15 )
Now is the time for Israel to twist America's
Op-ed: Netanyahu needs to stop the hysterical rhetoric and start thinking about
(23:37 , 06.04.15 )
A better deal than we expected
Analysis: Despite glaring shortcomings of 'framework' deal with Iran – which
(01:08 , 03.04.15 )
Israel will benefit from an Iran nuclear deal
Analysis: We can relax, even without an agreement in Lausanne, nuclear war will
(00:07 , 01.04.15 )
The US dropped the ball on Yemen
Analysis: The Americans were so focused on fighting al-Qaeda that they failed to
(13:38 , 26.03.15 )
US accusations of Israeli espionage – why now?
Analysis: The Obama administration has launched a media blitz against Netanyahu,
(15:11 , 24.03.15 )
The next prime minister's real security
Analysis: In order to successfully deal with the serious threats Israel is
(00:21 , 16.03.15 )
Two Likud seats and an ego boost
Analysis: Netanyahu's speech to Congress will not achieve any of the goals he
(23:43 , 03.03.15 )
Mr. Netanyahu, don’t go to Washington
Op-ed: Ynet's national security correspondent urges prime minister to consider
(23:57 , 01.03.15 )
With north beginning to boil, Eisenkot is right
Analysis: The new IDF chief of staff will have to face a potential massive
(00:01 , 17.02.15 )
Assad and Hezbollah are taking advantage of
Analysis: While Syrian president and Iran-backed forces are indeed advancing
(00:25 , 13.02.15 )
For both Israel and Hezbollah, calm works for
Analysis: Hezbollah is not in a position to carry out a massive revenge attack
(00:56 , 29.01.15 )
Israel must think hard about its response to
Analysis: The Israeli defense establishment must decide whether to let Hezbollah
(13:08 , 28.01.15 ) 
Let's not dance on the blood of terror victims
Analysis: There are steps Israel can take to reduce the chances of yet another
(16:10 , 21.01.15 )
Hezbollah will respond to attack, but not by
Analysis: IDF has raised alert on Syrian border, but Nasrallah's response to
(01:03 , 19.01.15 )
Nasrallah's new-old threat to Israel
Analysis: Hezbollah's secretary-general claims his organization has had
(09:59 , 16.01.15 )
France has belatedly woken up to the jihadist
Analysis: The 2012 attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse were the writing on the
(00:23 , 10.01.15 )
IDF chief walks tight-rope between loyalty and
Analysis: Benny Gantz uses lenient punishment in order to balance between
(21:40 , 02.01.15 )
Iran's 'suicide drone' no game-changer
Analysis: Iran wants to flaunt its capabilities, but this drone appears large
(22:22 , 27.12.14 )
When deterrence deteriorates – shoot fiercely
Analysis: Exchange of fire on Gaza border was not accidental; Hamas prepared for
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Islamic State campaign gave Sydney terrorist the
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Iran is playing with fire
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Ron Ben-Yishai

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