Yaakov Lappin

An IDF checkpoint near Huwara (Image: Isranet)

IDF facing prolonged escalation in West Bank

August 30, 2023 | Yaakov Lappin

IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

IDF now in uncharted territory

August 1, 2023 | Yaakov Lappin

An IDF strike in Gaza: Israel was able to hit with extraordinary precision thanks to some new intelligence achievements, shocking both PIJ and Hamas (Image: Alamy)

A Period of Quiet Ahead?

May 24, 2023 | Yaakov Lappin

Chinese diplomat Wang Yi (middle), Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (right), and Saudi Minister of State Musaad bin Mohammed Al Aiban announce the normlisation deal in Beijing on March 10 (Image: Xinhua)

What’s behind the Riyadh-Teheran reconciliation?

March 28, 2023 | Yaakov Lappin

Images from the unprecedented “Juniper Oak” US-Israel joint military exercises in late January (Images: US Central Command/ Twitter)

Strike Zone? 

February 27, 2023 | Yaakov Lappin

Together with UAVs and air defence systems, exports of precision-guided missiles are the key to Iran’s quest for regional hegemony (Credit: Shutterstock)

The weapons that drive the Iranian regional threat

December 16, 2021 | Yaakov Lappin

While Israel and Egypt have cracked down on smuggling, they still need to stop the import of weapons like these Kornet anti-tank missiles (Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib/ Shutterstock)

How to stop Hamas’ re-armament 

May 31, 2021 | Yaakov Lappin

Turkish President Erdogan and Iranian President Rouhani: The UAE-Israel deal will be a blow to the Sunni and Shi’ite Islamist blocs that Turkey and Iran lead

UAE-Israel deal challenges Mideast radicals 

September 3, 2020 | Yaakov Lappin

Qassem Soleimani: Rose to dominate the Revolutionary Guards despite lacking military training

Power Projector

December 22, 2019 | Yaakov Lappin

Hezbollah seeks the capability to accurately target all of Israel’s key infrastructure with its missiles

Fighting Iran’s growing anti-Israel war machine 

October 7, 2019 | Yaakov Lappin

Iranian Atomic Energy spokesperson Behrouz Kamalvandi: Threatening further JCPOA breaches

Iran’s “controlled escalation” strategy

June 26, 2019 | Yaakov Lappin

An Israeli strike on Al-Aqsa TV in Gaza

Israel’s two narratives on Gaza

November 27, 2018 | Yaakov Lappin