Assad’s top diplomat dies in Syria

Syria announced that it’s long-time Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem passed away at dawn today, although declined to disclose the cause of death. The veteran diplomat, 79, had health-related issues for…

Israel-Lebanon talks, Round 4

Israel and Lebanon resumed negotiations on their dispute over borders in the Mediterranean Sea border, that has held up hydrocarbon exploration in the potentially gas-rich area. Israeli Energy Minister Yuval…

Taking the “Non” out of Lebanon

Clock rings 11 for Nasrallah By Amir Oren On the 11th day of the 11th month, when church bells all over Europe rang 11, the Great War - later to…

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…

Training David During Covid

The two hidden enemies dilemma By Amir Oren Between wars, military organizations prepare for the next one (rather than for the last one, hopefully). They analyze the threats, prioritize their…

The Sounds Of Silent Sirens

Israel’s military intelligence between providing actionable insights - news you can use - and pointing out one’s own part in the process By Amir Oren His name, Dror Shalom, reflects the…