US, Iran tensions flare in Syria

The latest surge of hostilities between Washington and Tehran comes amid diplomatic efforts to revive the 2015 Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal. By Erin Viner United States military…

US strikes IRGC sites in Syria

The airstrikes targeted facilities used by militias affiliated with Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in the large eastern city of Deir az-Zor.   By Erin Viner According to…

The Roots of Israel’s Diplomatic Revolution

– By Colonel (Ret.) Dr. Eran Lerman, Co-host TV7 Middle East Review, Powers-in-Play Panelist, JISS VP and Editor in Chief of the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune. The latest diplomatic moves demonstrate that…

Finland, Sweden apply for NATO membership

The decision by the Nordic countries was sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.  By Erin Viner "I warmly welcome requests by Finland and Sweden to join NATO. You are our…

Finland to join NATO, condemns Russia

The major policy shift was triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. By Erin Viner "Finland must apply for NATO membership without delay," Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna…

Israel considers military aid to Ukraine

Jerusalem's leaders are increasingly inclined to bolster civilian aid to Ukraine - including first-time military assistance, amid increasing evidence of Russian atrocities against civilians in the wartorn East European nation.…

The Implications of the Ukraine War for Israel

For Israel, this is evidence that its self-reliance doctrine must be nourished with no illusions about foreign support in times of crisis. Moreover, Turkey probably sees NATO more positively since…

Israel to supply helmets, vests to Ukraine

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD) announced that the provision of the protective gear comes “in light of the request made by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.” By Erin Viner…