Preparing to confront Iran and keeping the IDF out of politics will be key tasks for new IDF Chief of Staff Gen. Herzl Halevi (centre), shown here being sworn in (Image: IGPO/Flickr)
The Mission of Gen. Herzl Halevi
Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi assumed command of the...
IDF forces in Jenin, 2002
Israel will continue to act in self-defence against Palestinian terror
Background The city of Jenin has long been...
Lion's Den Emblem
Factsheet: The “Lions’ Den” terror group
The “Lions’ Den” is a terrorist group of a few...
Scenes from a short, but uniquely successful, three-day conflict (Images: Flickr)
Dawn Breaks
The aftermath of a successful operation in Gaza...
Shireen Abu Akleh
Tragedy of journalist’s death exploited to intensify conflict
On May 11, Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu...
The 100-km system of tunnels below Gaza, dubbed the Metro, was supposed to be Hamas’ secret weapon (Credit: Ashernet)
Mission “Metro”
Inside an unprecedented IDF operation   The tunnels...
Photograph circulated by the German Luftwaffe on Twitter from the Dubai Air Show shows the head of the German air force conversing with his Israeli, UAE and Jordanian counterparts
Editorial: A new Mid-East defence network
As the US diplomatic effort to prevent Iran...
The IDF is moving to quickly outfit all its combat troops with hi-tech gear that previously only went to special forces (Credit: IDF/Flickr)
Essay: Future Wars
Inside the IDF’s sci-fi weapons plans   Think...
The Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps showcasing drones at a show titled "Hunting Vultures" in 2019. The drone shown appears to be a captured Israeli or Azerbaijani "Hermes". (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Mideast Drone Wars
Update from AIJAC   10/21 #02   This...
Israel’s Iron Dome passed a test this conflict, but a future war with Hezbollah could overwhelm it (Credit: Isranet)
Preparing for Hezbollah
With a ceasefire announced in Gaza, it’s crucial...
After 2007, Hamas’ placing of its military assets in civilian areas and buildings required the IDF to develop a new repertoire of tactics to minimise civilian casualties (Credit: Isranet)
Essay: The Knock
How the IDF invented a unique way to...
Hezbollah
Is a war between Israel and Hezbollah likely in 2021?
  Tensions between Israel and Hezbollah, Iran’s proxy...