Security & Defense Agenda

Security Challenges of the New Israeli Government

The new Likud-led government will be faced with a range of sharp security challenges. It must thwart the nuclear program of Iran and prevent Tehran from gaining dominant control of the region. Prof. Efraim Inbar, 3/20/2015, 6:39 AM

Ya'alon Defends Netanyahu From Security Experts' Attacks

Warning against 'false prophecies' of hope, Ya'alon criticizes defense experts who attacked Netanyahu in special conference Wednesday.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 3/12/2015, 10:36 AM

Livni: Bibi Tearing US-Israel Relationship to Pieces

On tour of northern border, Zionist Camp chairpersons Livni and Herzog attack Netanyahu for defense decisions and other 'failures.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/23/2015, 7:01 PM

Yadlin: The 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

Netanyahu: The Left is Weak and Wants to Surrender

At a campaign rally, Netanyahu introduced the new Likud list and pledged not to make any territorial concessions to the Palestinians.Cynthia Blank, 1/5/2015, 10:13 PM

Erdan: Peace Only Possible with Mutual Concessions

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan discusses peace process, outlines two major challenges facing Israel today: security and illegal immigration.Yedida Ben Or, Cynthia Blank, 12/11/2014, 1:37 PM

Israeli Citizens' Anger Over Lack of Security Boils Over

Aharonovich received with catcalls and anger at scene of the Tel Aviv attack. Citizens complain of lack of security, echoed by MKs.Cynthia Blank, 11/10/2014, 5:39 PM

Bennett: We Have to Watch Our Own Back

Bennett responds to Obama speech: history teaches us that we cannot rely on others for protection.Maayana Miskin, 12/8/2013, 9:34 AM

Netanyahu: We Anticipate a Deterioration

Israeli leaders expect regional stability to deteriorate, PM says., 5/29/2013, 1:30 PM

US Congress Votes to Tighten Security Ties with Israel

In a nearly unanimous bipartisan vote, the U.S. Congress decided Wednesday to tighten security ties with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 5/10/2012, 2:12 PM

US Lawmakers Want Rights to Iron Dome Technology

Lawmakers in House have agreed to invest millions of dollars in Iron Dome for Israel, as long as the US acquires rights to weapon system.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/30/2012, 3:24 PM

Israel Hit By 1,000 Cyber Attacks Per Minute

Israel gets hit by 1,000 cyber attacks per minute, according to an Internet security expert quoted in a new report on cyber security.Chana Ya'ar, 2/1/2012, 1:01 PM