'Iran mistook a sleeping lion for a dead one'

'Iran mistook a sleeping lion for a dead one'

INSS Executive Director: Israel is not the most likely target of an Iranian response but it is appropriate to raise its intel awareness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 1:22 AM
'It's not pleasant to be the Iranian commander today'

'It's not pleasant to be the Iranian commander today'

National Security Research Institute Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin says Israeli strikes in Syria show exceptional intelligence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2019, 1:21 PM
INTO THE FRAY: “Palestine” - Time to say “No!”

INTO THE FRAY: “Palestine” - Time to say “No!”

The two-state paradigm’s deadly detriments are now so glaringly apparent that it is becoming increasingly difficult to reconcile calls for Palestinian statehood with genuine concern for the well-being of the Jewish nation-state.Dr. Martin Sherman, 3/8/2019, 1:13 AM
'US will push for coalition with Gantz'

'US will push for coalition with Gantz'

As US peace plan looms, Institute for National Security Studies head assesses US will try to influence makeup of next coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2019, 10:20 AM
President Rivlin receives 2019 INSS Strategic Assessment

President Rivlin receives 2019 INSS Strategic Assessment

President Rivlin: 'Our military and diplomatic power is at unprecedented level. We must use it to secure our interests in future.'Mordechai Sones, 1/16/2019, 5:24 PM
Ex IDF intel chief says PM revealed sensitive info to Hezbollah

Ex IDF intel chief says PM revealed sensitive info to Hezbollah

Amos Yadlin says Netanyahu should not have revealed that Hezbollah only has dozens of precision missiles.Tzvi Lev, 12/7/2018, 12:50 PM
New peace plan created 'behind the scenes'

New peace plan created 'behind the scenes'

Institute for National Security Studies presents plan which creates 'Palestinian' state - with or without Palestinian Authority's consent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2018, 10:51 PM
'Israel does not want a large operation against Gaza'

'Israel does not want a large operation against Gaza'

Amos Yadlin, head of the Institute for National Security Studies, says economic pressure on Hamas is working.Arutz Sheva, 8/10/2018, 6:42 PM
'Deal with Russia is good, but Iran won't comply'

'Deal with Russia is good, but Iran won't comply'

INSS head says deal with Russia to prevent Iran and Hezbollah from moving into southern Syria has no enforcement mechanism.Gary Willig, 5/28/2018, 10:48 PM
'The Iranians failed miserably'

'The Iranians failed miserably'

Institute for National Security Studies head says Israel proved its military superiority, but warns long-term Iranian threat far from over.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 12:20 PM
Do not worry, there will be no war

Do not worry, there will be no war

Amos Yadlin, director of the Institute for National Security Studies, thinks that Israelis can be relaxed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2018, 2:14 AM
'Israel is capable of bringing down Assad'

'Israel is capable of bringing down Assad'

Israel can bring down Assad, but if Russia joins the fight, the US will need to join, too. Opinion.Res. Major-General Amos Yadlin, 4/11/2018, 1:32 PM
'Palestinians and Turks threatening with an empty gun'

'Palestinians and Turks threatening with an empty gun'

National Security Studies Institute head welcomes recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel by United States and dispels fears.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2017, 8:01 PM
'Fix the Iran deal? That's a fantasy'

'Fix the Iran deal? That's a fantasy'

National security expert calls on PM Netanyahu to create strategy to deal with Iran, rather than attempting to fix Iran nuclear agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2017, 2:38 PM
'A moral action by Israel against the slaughter in Syria'

'A moral action by Israel against the slaughter in Syria'

Head of Institute for National Security Studies discusses strike on Syrian army research center. 'The attack sent 3 important messages.'Tal Polon, 9/7/2017, 10:37 AM
'Restore trust between Israel and the PA'

'Restore trust between Israel and the PA'

German Foreign Minister visits Institute for National Security Studies, receives comprehensive review of regional challenges.Yedidya Ben Or, 4/26/2017, 4:16 AM
'State Comptroller adopted a childish approach'

'State Comptroller adopted a childish approach'

The former head of the IDF Military Intelligence Directorate, Amos Yadlin, criticized Comptroller's report on Protective Edge campaign.Yoel Domb, 3/1/2017, 8:32 PM
10 issues Israel must address before another war

10 issues Israel must address before another war

Tel Aviv think-tank lists ten issues that Israel must consider as military confrontations in north and south appear inevitable.Hillel Fendel, 10/23/2016, 2:21 PM
One year since Iran deal, 'threat still exists'

One year since Iran deal, 'threat still exists'

A year after Iran nuclear deal, former head of IDF intelligence says situation is better short-term, but long-term threat looms.Shai Landesman, 7/25/2016, 8:13 PM
Former intelligence chief: Let IDF officials speak

Former intelligence chief: Let IDF officials speak

INSS head Amos Yadlin backs Ya'alon's call on IDF officers to publicly express their views.Uzi Baruch, 5/17/2016, 4:44 AM
Security Institute: Israel Should Topple Assad Now

Security Institute: Israel Should Topple Assad Now

INSS head Amos Yadlin argues that Russia's involvement offers Israel an opportunity to weaken Iran-Hezbollah threat.Ari Yashar, 10/20/2015, 8:10 PM
Yadlin Calls for US-Israel Pact on Iran Strike

Yadlin Calls for US-Israel Pact on Iran Strike

Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Yadlin says if the powers sign a deal with Iran, US should agree with Israel on launching an attack, should the deal fail.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2015, 2:54 PM
Yadlin Sees Marzel, Walks Out of Panel

Yadlin Sees Marzel, Walks Out of Panel

Labor-Hatnua's candidate for defense minister refused to sit at the table with Baruch Marzel of Hevron, Yachad's #4 man.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 3/10/2015, 1:48 PM
Yadlin: the PA has Chosen a 'Diplomatic Intifada'

Yadlin: the PA has Chosen a 'Diplomatic Intifada'

Exclusive interview: former MI chief slams Netanyahu for Congress speech, hopes to renew peace talks after elections.Uzi Baruch, Washington, 3/4/2015, 10:09 PM
Yadlin: Myth that Bibi is Mr. Security is a Bluff

Yadlin: Myth that Bibi is Mr. Security is a Bluff

Labor-Hatnua's point person on security, Amos Yadlin, attacks Netanyahu for Op. Protective Edge, Iran, and relationship with the US.Cynthia Blank, 2/15/2015, 2:08 PM
Yadlin Blasts 'Weak' Gov't for Op. Protective Edge

Yadlin Blasts 'Weak' Gov't for Op. Protective Edge

'Wide range of options' against Hamas were never utilized during the war, Yadlin states during campaign visit.Tova Dvorin, 2/13/2015, 3:02 PM
Yadlin's Secret for "Intimate Relations" with Obama

Yadlin's Secret for "Intimate Relations" with Obama

Former security chief Amos Yadlin's plan is so preposterous that it must be excoriated publicly. Mark Langfan, 2/10/2015, 7:05 AM
Yadlin: Netanyahu Deteriorated Relations with U.S.

Yadlin: Netanyahu Deteriorated Relations with U.S.

Labor-Hatnua candidate for Defense Minister says Netanyahu "will not defeat Iran with speeches in Congress".Ben Ariel, 2/2/2015, 4:15 AM
Poll: Israelis Prefer Ya'alon as Defense Minister

Poll: Israelis Prefer Ya'alon as Defense Minister

35.7% of Israelis prefer Ya'alon over other, possibly more qualified candidates, including Bennett, Yadlin, and Galant.Tova Dvorin, 1/25/2015, 5:00 PM
Manuel Trajtenberg #11 on Labor List

Manuel Trajtenberg #11 on Labor List

Labor candidate expected to become Finance Minister under left-wing government appointed to list amid confusion over Amos Yadlin's spot.Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2015, 8:59 PM
Yadlin: Pay 'Settlers' to Leave Judea-Samaria

Yadlin: Pay 'Settlers' to Leave Judea-Samaria

Labor Defense Minister candidate Amos Yadlin pushes incentive plan for 'settlers,' says Israel must repeatedly try for peace deal with PA.Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2015, 6:53 PM
Report: Yadlin May Not Remain MK

Report: Yadlin May Not Remain MK

Former head of Military Intelligence may not remain in the Knesset if Labor doesn't head the government.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 1/21/2015, 2:16 AM
Yadlin Labor's Pick for 'Next Defense Minister'

Yadlin Labor's Pick for 'Next Defense Minister'

Amos Yadlin joins Labor, bumped to #11 spot - and is expected to be appointed as Defense Minister in a Labor government.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2015, 9:14 PM
Yadlin: No Need to Fear ISIS

Yadlin: No Need to Fear ISIS

Former head of Military Intelligence Amos Yadlin on Wednesday says IDF would have no problem handling 'Islamic State'.Yaakov Levi, 9/4/2014, 1:53 PM
Yadlin: We Tried to Eliminate Deif in 2006

Yadlin: We Tried to Eliminate Deif in 2006

Amos Yadlin, formerly the head of Military Intelligence, says Israel tried to eliminate Mohammed Deif on the eve of the Second Lebanon War.Hezki Baruch, 8/22/2014, 5:15 AM
'Gaza Goals Weren't Achieved'

'Gaza Goals Weren't Achieved'

Amos Yadlin says Israel did not achieve the goals it set for itself in Operation Protective Edge.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2014, 12:24 AM
Former Intelligence Chief Predicts Gaza Operation

Former Intelligence Chief Predicts Gaza Operation

Amos Yadlin insists a small-scale assault on Hamas in Israel's future, rejects claims that Israel lacks deterrence.Orly Harari and Tova Dvorin, 7/5/2014, 9:56 PM
Elkin: There is No Escaping Annexation

Elkin: There is No Escaping Annexation

MK Ze’ev Elkin responds to INSS head who calls for another disengagement, says annexation is the answer.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 6/30/2014, 2:16 AM
Turkish Court Orders Arrests Over Mavi Marmara

Turkish Court Orders Arrests Over Mavi Marmara

Court to ask Interpol to issue arrest warrants for several top-ranking IDF officials. The crime? Defending Israel.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2014, 6:56 PM
Israel Denies Al Gore 'Air Duct Spy' Allegation

Israel Denies Al Gore 'Air Duct Spy' Allegation

Newsweek cites senior US source who claims Israel tried to spy on then-VP Gore. Ex-Military Intelligence head: claim is 'delusional'.Gil Ronen, 5/10/2014, 8:30 PM
'Raid on Ship an Achievement for Intelligence'

'Raid on Ship an Achievement for Intelligence'

Amos Yadlin, former military intelligence chief, praises IDF for its success in intercepting the shipment of Iranian weapons to Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/6/2014, 3:15 AM
Nietszche: Great Learning and Great Idiocy Go Together

Nietszche: Great Learning and Great Idiocy Go Together

Was Nietszche correct on this point? Israeli experts sometimes seem to prove him right.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 2/4/2014, 8:03 AM
Former CIA Head: Obama Will Strike Iran if Needed

Former CIA Head: Obama Will Strike Iran if Needed

Former CIA Director claims Obama won't hesitate to strike Iran if needed, INSS director says US-Israel ties need to be healed.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2014, 1:14 AM
Ex-Intelligence Head: Look at the Bright Side

Ex-Intelligence Head: Look at the Bright Side

Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yadlin says the deal with Iran is much better than what was offered 2 weeks ago - and PM should take some credit for that.Gil Ronen, 11/24/2013, 6:49 PM
Former Intelligence Head: Marmara Raid 'A Mistake'

Former Intelligence Head: Marmara Raid 'A Mistake'

Head of Military Intelligence during 2010 Mavi Marmara raid declares move "mistake"; claims "both Turkey and Israel have made mistakes".Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2013, 7:10 PM
Ex-Spy Chief: Iran-US Talks are Good

Ex-Spy Chief: Iran-US Talks are Good

Former Head of Military Intelligence, Amos Yadlin: if the talks fail, there will be legitimacy to attack Iran.Gil Ronen, 10/1/2013, 8:57 AM
Ex-MI Chief: Obama's Credibility at Stake

Ex-MI Chief: Obama's Credibility at Stake

Amos Yadlin says that Obama's red line on Iran will be less credible if he doesn't hit Syria.Gil Ronen, 9/7/2013, 10:29 PM
Ex-MI Head: Assad Will be 'Finished'

Ex-MI Head: Assad Will be 'Finished'

If Syrian President starts a war with Israel, he will be “finished”, says former Military Intelligence head Amos Yadlin.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/17/2013, 10:52 PM
Ex-MI Chief Amos Yadlin: Free Pollard

Ex-MI Chief Amos Yadlin: Free Pollard

Former Head of IDF Intelligence: Pollard release should not be a right-wing issue.Gil Ronen, 3/9/2013, 9:25 PM
Amos Yadlin at AIPAC: Time is Running Out in 2013

Amos Yadlin at AIPAC: Time is Running Out in 2013

Former Head of IDF Military Intelligence, Amos Yadlin, spoke about the differences between US and Israeli approach to Iran.Yoni Kempinski and Annie Lubin, 3/5/2013, 8:01 PM
Israel, Unofficially: We Struck SA-17s at Base

Israel, Unofficially: We Struck SA-17s at Base

Syrian TV video shows charred remains of convoy carrying SA-17s that the IAF pounded when it was about to leave for Lebanon.Gil Ronen, 2/2/2013, 7:01 PM
‘Little Chance of War in 2013’

‘Little Chance of War in 2013’

Israel’s enemies probably will not wage war in 2013, and the PA will not make concessions, says former IDF intelligence chief Yadlin.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2012, 2:19 PM
General: Save Diplomacy - Call Abbas' Bluff

General: Save Diplomacy - Call Abbas' Bluff

To save its diplomatic ties with the world, Israel should call the PA's bluff by offering Abbas what Barak offered Arafat, Yadlin says. Maayana Miskin, 12/25/2012, 6:23 PM
Video: In Online World, Cyber War Can be Lethal

Video: In Online World, Cyber War Can be Lethal

Arutz Sheva visits the Institute for National Security Studies' annual international conference on cyberspace.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 9/5/2012, 5:47 PM
Ex-IAF Chief: We Should Have Struck Iran in 2005

Ex-IAF Chief: We Should Have Struck Iran in 2005

Israel should have attacked Iran's nuclear facilities 7 years ago, according to former Israel Air Force Chief Herzl Bodinger.Gil Ronen, 8/20/2012, 9:29 AM
Expert: Attack on Iran Better than Nuclear Iran

Expert: Attack on Iran Better than Nuclear Iran

Former Military Intelligence chief Amos Yadlin: military action in Iran would be less dangerous than if Iran acquires a nuclear bomb.Elad Benari, 5/30/2012, 6:13 AM
'Tel Aviv is Next Front Line'

'Tel Aviv is Next Front Line'

Maj.-Gen. Amos Yadlin departs with a warning: our enemies are getting stronger and arming themselves.Gil Ronen, 11/21/2010, 5:32 PM