Expert: ISIS Here to StayGen. Yaakov Amidror argues that Islamic State has become a true Middle Eastern power, but notes it's not a direct threat to Israel - yet.
Netanyahu's Unenviable Choice in GazaIsrael's former security adviser says that with the destruction of Gaza's tunnels almost complete, the gov't faces a crucial decision.
Amidror: Only Retaking Gaza Can Fully Stop RocketsFormer Israeli National Security Adviser estimates that the only to completely stop the rocket fire from Gaza is to retake the region.
Israel Will Always Live by the Sword, Says AmidrorFormer National Security Adviser provides a pessimistic forecast regarding Israel's ability to evade future wars.
Rabbis Denounce Pollard DealMajor Israeli religious figures slam US for holding Pollard "hostage," say releasing terrorists forbidden by the Torah.
No Accident that Hezbollah Didn't Receive MissilesMost Syrian shipments to Hezbollah did not make it and that "wasn’t an accident," says former National Security Adviser.
Amidror: US Cannot Force Dangerous Deal On UsFormer National Security Adviser speaks about peace talks and Ya'alon's criticism of Kerry, media treatment of Netanyahu.
Amidror: Obama's 'Threat' Becoming Less CredibleIsrael’s former national security advisor criticizes Iran deal, says the world has allowed Iran to develop nuclear weapons.
Netanyahu's Ex-Aide: Israel Can Stop IranThere's “no question” that PM Netanyahu would be prepared to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities, says former National Security Advisor.
Amidror: Iran Must be Stopped, One Way or AnotherNational Security Council director Yaakov Amidror said that Iran's nuclear program is the single existential threat Israel faces today.
Israel to U.S.: Don't Surprise Us with SyriaOutgoing NSC head Amidror asked for heads up on Syria strike during meeting with U.S. counterpart Susan Rice.
Israeli Delegation Visits U.S., Meets Susan RiceIran and Syria are on the agenda as an Israeli delegation, headed by Israel's national security advisor, arrives in Washington.
Cabinet Confirms Yossi Cohen to Head NSCCohen is the outgoing deputy director of Mossad spy agency.
Turkish Diplomat Underlines Need for PeaceA veteran Turkish diplomat underscores the importance of renewing ties and maintaining peace with Ankara's former ally, Israel.
Israel, Turkey Discuss Possible Strike on Iran?Israeli envoy Yaakov Amidror begins to raise the issue of Iran in delicate talks in Ankara Sunday as negotiations discuss the Mavi Marmara.
Amidror: Apology Wasn't Made Under U.S. PressureNational Security Adviser Yaakov Amidror confirmed that the situation in Syria was the main reason for Israel’s apology to Turkey.
Israeli Initiative with Turkey FailsThe head of Israel's National Security Council met a Turkish official in an attempt to restore ties, but to no avail.
Netanyahu: Building Freeze? No WayPrime Minister denies reports that a freeze is in the cards as Obama prepares to visit.
National Security Advisor Meets U.S. CounterpartPresident Barack Obama's national security advisor, Tom Donilon, meet's Israel's Yaakov Amidror at the White House.
NSA Chief in Secret DC Mollification MissionMaariv reports senior Netanyahu adviser hopes to arrange meeting with Obama when PM visits. Barak meets Rahm Emanuel 'to pass on message'.
Netanyahu Pressuring Shas to Support Iran StrikePM Netanyahu is pressuring the leader of the Shas party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, to support an Israeli attack on Iran, say sources.
Amidror Updated on Delhi Bombing ProbeIndian officials updated Israel's national security adviser on their probe into the February 13 bombing of an Israeli diplomat's car
Netanyahu's Advisers Enjoy Shabbat in OttawaPM Binyamin Netanyahu’s senior advisers had a unique Shabbat Zachor experience in the Canadian capital last week.
Israel Cautiously Welcomes Iran Nuclear TalksIsraeli officials say they are happy nuclear talks with Tehran are resuming, but stress a credible military option must be on the table.
Amidror to be Security AdvisorGeneral (res.) Yaakov Amidror is the lead candidate to advise the Prime Minister on matters of national security.