Israeli government officials voiced anger at U.S. press leaks traced to the Pentagon following the July 5 Israeli missile attack on the Syrian port of Latakia that destroyed a shipment of Russian-made anti-ship missiles, according to U.S. officials.
Senior Pentagon officials, including Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter who is currently visiting Israel, discussed the [...]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s life mission – attacking Iran to save Israel – has become impossible. It’s over.
To most Israelis, this doesn’t seem earthshattering. Most of them never believed the attack would happen. But most of them don’t know how much Netanyahu wants the attack. It’s not bluff or rhetoric. The desire is still [...]
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has confirmed that the Stuxnet malware used to attack Iranian nuclear facilities was created as part of a joint operation between the Israelis and the NSA’s Foreign Affairs Directorate (FAD).
“The NSA and Israel cowrote it,” he told Der Spiegel in an email interview conducted before he publicly [...]
Three-quarters of Israelis oppose the idea of any part of Jerusalem becoming capital of a Palestinian state, a poll showed on Wednesday as Israel marked 46 years since the 1967 Six Day War. And less than one in 10 would back the idea of a Palestinian state within the lines that existed before the outbreak [...]
Europe‘s crisis goes beyond the economic, speakers at the meeting agreed.
Disillusioned citizens are questioning the values of European integration that have pushed nations of the post-war continent together for the past 60 years, rejecting traditional political parties to seek new and sometimes scary alternatives on the political margins.
“We have all spoken [...]
Six months ago, as rocket fire was falling on Tel Aviv, my six-year-old daughter had to pay her first visit to a bomb shelter. On Monday, she had to pay her second and third visits.
On Sunday night, before she went to bed, we had reminded her that sirens would be going off [...]
Israel and Syria have been engaged in an increasingly bitter border war.
Western diplomatic sources said Israeli and Syrian forces were battling on a nearly daily basis along the Golan Heights. They said the fighting often began with Syrian Army or proxy attacks on Israel Army outposts and vehicles.
Could Israel neutralize the S-300 missile defense system? An IAF officer suggested in 2008 that Israel was already working on neutralizing the S-300.
A top IAF officer also said this week that Israel needed to do “everything possible” to prevent the S-300 from reaching the region.
“Russia will have to think real hard before delivering [...]
Ex-Military Intelligence senior worried Iron Dome may fail against strike on Tel Aviv. ‘Assad losing control of arsenal,’ claims Major-General (res.) Dayan. Russian long-range missiles shipment raises tensions
Israelis awoke to reports that Syrian President Bashar Assad has placed advanced surface-to-surface Tishreen missiles on standby with orders to strike at Tel Aviv if Israel launches [...]