B.N. Out, N.B. In. So?

  Net Effect Of Netanyahu’s Fall By Amir Oren A new government is in power in Israel, headed by Naftali Bennet and his co-leader Yair Lapid. Binyamin Netanyahu is no…

Bennett joins Lapid unity government

Far-right Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett has announced support for the formation of a unity government with centrist Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid. Lapid was tasked by Israeli President Reuven…

Com-Il-Faut

Israel’s Shift From Eucom To Centcom, A Mixed Bag By Amir Oren Late last week, having been scooped by the Wall Street Journal, the Pentagon issued one of the last…

Pentagon Pick, CENTCOM’s Centrality

Austin supported Iran deal, took note of “Arab-Israeli Divide” By Amir Oren In selecting retired 4-Star Lloyd Austin to serve as his Secretary of Defense, President-Elect Joe Biden made an…

On Soldiers’ Chests and off a Nation’s

Lebanon Battle Ribbon Closing Israeli Chapter By Amir Oren A commission appointed by IDF Chief of General Staff Aviv Kochavi and headed by one of his predecessors, Shaul Mofaz, has…

Get there fustest with the leastest

IDF’s doctrine, from little by little to lethal: Faster, Better, Cheaper By Amir Oren US Civil War Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest is usually quoted as having mangled the English…

Israel: Iran evacuates forces from Syria

Outgoing Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett has declared that Iran’s apparent scaling back of activity in Syria should be finalized with Jerusalem’s help. "Iran is significantly reducing the scope of…