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Expert: Israel should not give up control of the Temple Mount

Ahead of Jordan-Israel meeting on Temple Mount, Maj. Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilad says Israel should ensure police officers can remain there.

'Israel should not give up control of the Temple Mount'

Amos Gilead: 'Hamas has turned into the one who dictates to us'

'No choice but to hit Hamas very hard, Hamas has become an enormously powerful force which dictates to us,' former defense official says.

'Hamas has turned into the one who dictates to us'

'If we send a clear message - there will be deterrence in Gaza'

Former top official in defense ministry says response to kite terror came too late, display of determination will bring true deterrence.

'If we send a clear message - there will be deterrence in Gaza'

Hamas' new way of provoking Israel

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilad speaks candidly in advance of the Hamas-led demonstrations.

Hamas' new way of provoking Israel

'Rabin wanted the embassy in Jerusalem back in 1989'

Dennis Ross reveals that Yitzhak Rabin approached him in 1989 about the possibility of moving the American embassy to Jerusalem.

'Rabin wanted the embassy in Jerusalem back in 1989'

'Democracy in the Middle East? Doesn't work'

Security expert says that war against ISIS is going well 'generally speaking', and warns against attempts to impose western norms on Arabs.

'Democracy in the Middle East? Doesn't work'

'Iran the greatest threat to Israeli security'

Senior Israeli defense official says Iran could potentially become existential threat to Israel.

'Iran the greatest threat to Israeli security'

Israeli defense official rules out war with Hamas

Amos Gilad of the Defense Ministry believes Hamas won't start a war in the near future.

Israeli defense official rules out war with Hamas

Russian jets sometimes cross into Israeli airspace

But unlike Turkey, Israel coordinates closely with Russia - and in return the IAF is granted free reign to hit Hezbollah in Syria.

Top official: Russian jets sometimes cross into Israeli airspace

Israel-US Defense Ties Remain Strong, Despite Rift

Defense ministry official says defense dialogue still 'deep, intensive,' notes Obama threat of 'reassessing' will need clarification.

Israel-US Defense Ties Remain Strong, Despite Rift

Top Official: Israel-US Relations are Fine

Despite the perception that there is a 'crisis,' relations between Israel and the US are good, says top security official Amos Gilad.

Top Official Insists Israel-US Relations are Fine

Israeli Negotiator: Gaza Has Nothing to Celebrate

Amos Gilad, who helped hammer out the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, says that the terror group did not gain anything in the deal.

Israeli Negotiator: Gazans Have Nothing to Celebrate

PA Report Predicts: 3rd Intifada in 2014

PA security apparatus warns of high chance of ‘intifada’ terror war next year.

Palestinian Authority Report Predicts: 3rd Intifada in 2014

Israeli Expert: Syria's Chemical Weapons Secure

Syria's chemical weapons arsenal is secure for now, says an Israel defense official.

Syria's Chemical Weapons Secure, Says Israeli Defense Expert

Defense Official Warns Against Egypt Dictatorship

Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad: Morsi is not talking to us, and I don't believe he will.

Top Defense Official Warns Against Egypt 'Dictatorship'

Israeli Official: Sudan is a 'Terrorist State'

A top Israeli defense official said that Sudan was a terrorist state, and that its accusations against Israel could not be taken seriously.

Israeli Official: Sudan is a 'Terrorist State'

Defense Official: Prevent a Nuclear Iran

Defense Ministry Diplomatic-Security chief Amos Gilad says Israel's priority should be to prevent a nuclear Iran.

Defense Official: Focus on Preventing a Nuclear Iran