Erdoğan: Turkey will not be “blackmailed’

Turkey’s confrontation over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea shows no sign of abating ahead of a key with the European Union leadership summit. Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan remained defiant over his…

An EU response to Turkey’s increased aggressiveness

By Prof. Efraim Inbar, President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. Turkey’s ambitious and expansionist leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has capitalized on the end of the Cold War and…

Pompeo: US, EU should jointly address Turkey

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that his country needs to work jointly with Europe to address actions led by Turkey in the Middle East over the past…

Israel holds defense talks with Cyprus, Greece

Israel has signed a defense agreement with Greece and Cyprus to collaborate on mutual challenges and threats in 2021, while advancing common interests in the Eastern Mediterranean. The reaffirmation of…

IDF unveils new missile ship

The Israeli Defense Forces has announced that three more Sa’ar 6 ships will be transferred to Israel from Germany within the coming year. The next vessel is slated to be…

Nagorno-Karbakh conflict ends, for now

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia announce a truce to end the military conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region after more than a month of bloodshed, that went into effect last night at…

Turkey-France tensions soar

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan has called for a boycott of French goods and demanding that European Union leaders act to halt what he claims is the "anti-Islam" agenda of is…

Israel signs regional EastMed deal

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, together with his counterparts from Egypt, Italy, Greece, Jordan, Cyprus and the Palestinian Authority, signed a charter for the East Mediterranean Gas Forum, giving formal…

Stabilizing forces growing stronger

The peace deals between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain mark the completion of an existing process by which the region’s stabilizing forces are banding together against the Iranian threat. By Colonel…