Iranians 'far from realizing their plans in Syria'

Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror tells A7: 'Iranians have missiles in Syria, if there's war they'll use large part against State of Israel.'Eliran Aharon, 1/22/2019, 10:12 PM

Israeli general warns US withdrawal from Syria is a red flag

Former NSA Yaakov Amidror warns that US pullout from Syria endangers Kurds, empowers Turkey, and sends troubling message to American allies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 9:58 AM

'Jewish terror more dangerous than Arab terror'

'Attacks by Jewish youths on Arabs undermines Israel's legitimacy,' says National Security Advisor Yaakov Amidror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2019, 1:39 PM

Waiting for Iran's next step

Yaakov Amidror says that Israel still cannot predict how the operation to eradicate Hezbollah's terror tunnels will develop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 1:43 AM

"Moscow isn't curtailing Israel’s freedom of action"

Yaakov Amidror talks about the affect of downing of a Russian military plane over Syria during an Israeli air strike on Iranian targets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2018, 5:44 PM

'Hamas is a battered organization with limited capabilities'

Former National Security Council Yaakov Amidror says there will be no true agreement signed with Hamas, terror group is not in good positionArutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2018, 10:39 AM

Is Israel not really interested in a ground operation in Gaza?

Yaakov Amidror believes there is a possibility for a large-scale military operation in Gaza, but there is hesitation in decision-making.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 11:56 AM

Israel is determined to stop Iran - in any way

Yaakov Amidror, former national security adviser, assesses what will happen after President Trump's decision on the nuclear agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 6:58 AM

Just how important was Jewish underground in WWI?

Brig. Gen. Yaakov Amidror says British forces found assistance from Jewish underground network invaluable in helping to oust Ottomans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 6:16 PM

'Israel needs to prevent Iran from taking over Syria'

Former National Security Council Head Yaakov Amidror talks about the threat of Iran taking over Syria, turning it into a weapons launchpad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 4:40 PM

Security Cabinet commission issues its recommendations

A special commission charged with examining the work of the Security Cabinet has submitted its recommendations to the Prime Minister.Nitzan Kedar, 12/19/2016, 5:35 PM

INTO THE FRAY: “Mowing the lawn” won’t cut it—my challenge to BESA

By avoiding confrontations in which Israel can win, Israeli governments risk backing the country into a confrontation which it cannot win.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/26/2016, 7:49 AM

Unlearning the Oslo rules of appeasement

The new IDF rules of engagement are appropriate for the current terror wave. Oslo is a delusion of the past. Ron Jager, 12/25/2015, 8:47 AM

Shaked welcomes death of 'arch-terrorist who killed young girl'

Without claiming Israeli credit for airstrike that killed Samir Kuntar, Justice Minister says it's a 'good thing he met his maker.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2015, 1:21 PM

Expert: In 10-15 Years, Iran Will be Stronger than Ever Before

Former National Security Council head Yaakov Amidror says deal with the West legitimizes Iran’s military nuclear program.Nitsan Keidar, 7/15/2015, 3:14 AM

Former National Security Advisor: ISIS Here to Stay

Gen. Yaakov Amidror argues that Islamic State has become a true Middle Eastern power, but notes it's not a direct threat to Israel - yet.Tova Dvorin, 7/5/2015, 2:31 PM

How Will it End? Bibi's Unenviable Choice

Israel's former security adviser says that with the destruction of Gaza's tunnels almost complete, the gov't faces a crucial decision.Ari Soffer, 8/3/2014, 6:28 PM

Amidror: Only Retaking Gaza Can Fully Stop Rockets

Former Israeli National Security Adviser estimates that the only to completely stop the rocket fire from Gaza is to retake the region.Ido Ben Porat, 7/10/2014, 4:12 AM

Israel Will Always Live by the Sword, Says Amidror

Former National Security Adviser provides a pessimistic forecast regarding Israel's ability to evade future wars.Yoni Kempinski, 6/9/2014, 3:16 AM

Rabbis Denounce Pollard Deal

Major Israeli religious figures slam US for holding Pollard "hostage," say releasing terrorists forbidden by the Torah.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 4/1/2014, 3:12 PM

Amidror: No Accident that Hezbollah Didn't Receive Missiles

Most Syrian shipments to Hezbollah did not make it and that "wasn’t an accident," says former National Security Adviser.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 2:44 AM

Amidror: US Cannot Force Dangerous Deal On Us

Former National Security Adviser speaks about peace talks and Ya'alon's criticism of Kerry, media treatment of Netanyahu.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2014, 2:01 PM

Amidror: Obama's 'Military Threat' Becoming Less Credible

Israel’s former national security advisor criticizes Iran deal, says the world has allowed Iran to develop nuclear weapons.Elad Benari, 11/28/2013, 1:14 AM

Netanyahu's Ex-Aide: Israel Can Stop Iran 'For a Very Long Time'

There's “no question” that PM Netanyahu would be prepared to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities, says former National Security Advisor.Elad Benari, 11/18/2013, 5:13 AM

Amidror: Iran Must be Stopped, One Way or Another

National Security Council director Yaakov Amidror said that Iran's nuclear program is the single existential threat Israel faces today.David Lev, 11/4/2013, 1:16 AM

Israel to U.S.: Don't Surprise Us with Syria

Outgoing NSC head Amidror asked for heads up on Syria strike during meeting with U.S. counterpart Susan Rice.Gil Ronen, 8/27/2013, 11:33 AM

Israeli Delegation Visits U.S., Meets Susan Rice

Iran and Syria are on the agenda as an Israeli delegation, headed by Israel's national security advisor, arrives in Washington.Elad Benari, 8/27/2013, 4:45 AM

Cabinet Confirms Yossi Cohen to Head NSC

Cohen is the outgoing deputy director of Mossad spy agency.Arutz Sheva, 8/25/2013, 4:51 PM

Exclusive: Turkish Diplomat Points to Need for Peace With Israel

A veteran Turkish diplomat underscores the importance of renewing ties and maintaining peace with Ankara's former ally, Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 4/29/2013, 8:56 PM

Israel, Turkey Quietly 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.Chana Ya'ar, 4/21/2013, 2:59 PM

Amidror: Apology to Turkey Wasn't Made Under U.S. Pressure

National Security Adviser Yaakov Amidror confirmed that the situation in Syria was the main reason for Israel’s apology to Turkey., 3/24/2013, 4:08 AM

Israeli Initiative to Restore Relations with Turkey Fails

The head of Israel's National Security Council met a Turkish official in an attempt to restore ties, but to no avail.Elad Benari, 2/24/2013, 4:41 AM

Netanyahu: Building Freeze? No Way

Prime Minister denies reports that a freeze is in the cards as Obama prepares to visit.Gil Ronen, 2/7/2013, 8:47 PM

Israel's National Security Advisor Meets American Counterpart

President Barack Obama's national security advisor, Tom Donilon, meet's Israel's Yaakov Amidror at the White House.Elad Benari, 11/13/2012, 5:15 AM

NSA Chief in Secret DC Mollification Mission

Maariv reports senior Netanyahu adviser hopes to arrange meeting with Obama when PM visits. Barak meets Rahm Emanuel 'to pass on message'.Gil Ronen and AFP, 9/21/2012, 2:06 PM

Report: Netanyahu Pressuring Rabbi Yosef to Support Iran Strike

PM Netanyahu is pressuring the leader of the Shas party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, to support an Israeli attack on Iran, say sources.Elad Benari, 8/21/2012, 1:15 AM

Amidror Updated on Delhi Bombing Probe

Indian officials updated Israel's national security adviser on their probe into the February 13 bombing of an Israeli diplomat's carGabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 9:06 PM

A Shabbat Zachor to Remember: Netanyahu's Advisers in Ottawa

PM Binyamin Netanyahu’s senior advisers had a unique Shabbat Zachor experience in the Canadian capital last week.Elad Benari, 3/8/2012, 3:15 AM

Israel Cautiously Welcomes Iran Nuclear Talks

Israeli officials say they are happy nuclear talks with Tehran are resuming, but stress a credible military option must be on the table.Gabe Kahn., 3/7/2012, 8:22 PM

Amidror in the Lead for Security Advisor Spot

General (res.) Yaakov Amidror is the lead candidate to advise the Prime Minister on matters of national security.Maayana Miskin, 2/22/2011, 11:13 PM