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Has Israel's power of deterrence eroded after Iran's aggression?

Has Israel's power of deterrence eroded after Iran's aggression?

When PM Bennett's anticipated strong reaction to Hezbollah rockets on Friday did not occur, Israeli media saw it as due to Meretz & Ra'am.Yochanan Visser, 08/08/2021 21:05
ANALYSIS: Biden’s effort to revive ‘peace process’ based on old mistaken views

ANALYSIS: Biden’s effort to revive ‘peace process’ based on old mistaken views

US operates under mistaken old assumptions of Obama Administration when peace is impossible as long as Mahmoud Abbas is in power.Yochanan Visser, 26/07/2021 18:26
ANALYSIS: Does Abbas really want peace with Israel?

ANALYSIS: Does Abbas really want peace with Israel?

Is Abbas' call to Herzog genuine? Or is he making peace offers to Israel because he’s in serious trouble at home?Yochanan Visser, 13/07/2021 16:43
Analysis: Bennett seeks to reset Israel-Egypt relations

Analysis: Bennett seeks to reset Israel-Egypt relations

PM Bennett understands the growing standing of Egypt in the Arab world, hopes to enter era of warm peace after decades of cold peace.Yochanan Visser, 06/07/2021 21:15
Revised policy toward Iran nuclear deal didn't prevent new devastating strike

Revised policy toward Iran nuclear deal didn't prevent new devastating strike

The strike in Karaj may be Israel's way of showing that "no surprises" does not mean no action against Iran nuclear progress..Yochanan Visser, 27/06/2021 21:42
Lebanon’s unprecedented crisis exploited by Hezbollah and Iran

Lebanon’s unprecedented crisis exploited by Hezbollah and Iran

As Lebanon continues to slide toward total disaster, Iran and Hezbollah seem only interested in a total takeover of the country.Yochanan Visser, 17/06/2021 18:25
Why the PA now wants to postpone Palestinian elections

Why the PA now wants to postpone Palestinian elections

New obstacles have emerged that could again delay or even cancel the planned PA elections.Yochanan VIsser, 26/04/2021 21:58
ANALYSIS: Shadow war between Israel and Iran turns into open conflict

ANALYSIS: Shadow war between Israel and Iran turns into open conflict

The Jewish state will not wait with arms folded until the flawed nuclear accord between Iran and six world powers will be revived.Yochanan Visser, 18/04/2021 13:19
Biden's politics spell trouble for Israel

Biden's politics spell trouble for Israel

Major changes that worry Israel's leaders can be observed in the US administration's policy towards the Middle East.Yochanan Visser, 08/04/2021 17:47
How Israel and Sudan achieved normalization in their relationship

How Israel and Sudan achieved normalization in their relationship

The peace with Sudan is a stunning accomplishment. Sudan was a terror enabler for the PA and Hamas and fought Israel in 1948.Yochanan Visser, 28/10/2020 22:28
ANALYSIS: How Israel's new peace deals could influence the Palestinian question

ANALYSIS: How Israel's new peace deals could influence the Palestinian question

Normalization between Israel and the Arab states could force PA to return to negotiating table.Yochanan Visser, 15/10/2020 19:15
ANALYSIS: Iran threatens terror over Arab Israeli peace deal

ANALYSIS: Iran threatens terror over Arab Israeli peace deal

Iran threatens to stage terror attacks against UAE and Bahrain over their peace treaty with Israel.Yochanan Visser, 21/09/2020 19:20
ANALYSIS: Israel's changing position in the world

ANALYSIS: Israel's changing position in the world

The list of countries interested in establishing or improving relations with Israel in a variety of ways is increasing rapidly.Yochanan Visser, 09/09/2020 14:21
ANALYSIS: How the UAE peace deal shattered the Palestinian paradigm

ANALYSIS: How the UAE peace deal shattered the Palestinian paradigm

UAE Israel peace deal blows up concept that Israel needs to make peace with the PA before it can normalize relations with the Arab countriesYochanan Visser, 31/08/2020 19:52
ANALYSIS: What was behind Hezbollah's new attack on the IDF?

ANALYSIS: What was behind Hezbollah's new attack on the IDF?

On Tuesday evening, Israel again came close to war with Hezbollah in Lebanon after terrorists fired on IDF soldiers.Yochanan Visser, 27/08/2020 18:47
ANALYSIS: What the UAE - Israel deal means for the Middle East

ANALYSIS: What the UAE - Israel deal means for the Middle East

The Middle East is becoming divided into 2 camps, one led by Iran and Turkey, and one led by Israel,Egypt, and other Sunni states.Yochanan Visser, 18/08/2020 19:15
ANALYSIS: Turkey has become a rogue state‏

ANALYSIS: Turkey has become a rogue state‏

Turkey is sowing conflict in Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Qatar, planning to renew the Ottoman Empire which Erdogan intends to head.Yochanan Visser, 02/08/2020 23:45
ANALYSIS: How Israel and the US are working to contain Iran

ANALYSIS: How Israel and the US are working to contain Iran

Iranian efforts to expand militarily in Iraq and Syria face fierce opposition from Israel and the US.Yochanan Visser, 29/07/2020 21:55
ANALYSIS: Who is behind the string of mysterious explosions in Iran‏?

ANALYSIS: Who is behind the string of mysterious explosions in Iran‏?

Is Israel getting back at Iran for the botched cyber attack in which it tried to raise the chlorine level in Israel's water system?Yochanan VIsser, 05/07/2020 19:39
ANALYSIS: Iran in huge trouble due to Israel's and America's policies

ANALYSIS: Iran in huge trouble due to Israel's and America's policies

The Islamic Republic is reeling from COVID-19, sanctions, cyber-attacks and airstrikes.Yochanan Visser, 29/06/2020 22:00
ANALYSIS: Iran's nuclear lies and murderous campaign in Europe

ANALYSIS: Iran's nuclear lies and murderous campaign in Europe

Iranian dissidents are murdered in Europe as EU continues to oppose efforts to increase pressure on Islamic Republic.Yochanan Visser, 22/06/2020 21:06
ANALYSIS: Massive corruption in Gaza and Palestinian Authority exposed

ANALYSIS: Massive corruption in Gaza and Palestinian Authority exposed

A whistleblower hands over secret files documenting widespread corruption at the top in the PA, while Gazans video the real situation there.Yochanan Visser, 20/06/2020 21:18
ANALYSIS: What Palestinian Arabs really think about Trump's Deal of the Century

ANALYSIS: What Palestinian Arabs really think about Trump's Deal of the Century

Do Arabs living in areas which would fall under Israeli sovereignty under Trump peace plan really oppose the deal?Yochanan Visser, 16/06/2020 21:44
ANALYSIS: The Supreme Court and Israeli law in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley

ANALYSIS: The Supreme Court and Israeli law in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley

"Annexation" is not necessary because Israel had and has the best claim to these areas.Yochanan Visser, 11/06/2020 23:12
ANALYSIS:The coming tempest in a teapot over Israeli sovereignty in the  'West Bank'

ANALYSIS:The coming tempest in a teapot over Israeli sovereignty in the 'West Bank'

There is rising criticism in Israel, but it looks as though the Arab countries will do nothing against a sovereignty move.Yochanan Visser, 02/06/2020 20:50
ANALYSIS: There is no cause to fear sovereignty in parts of Judea and Samaria

ANALYSIS: There is no cause to fear sovereignty in parts of Judea and Samaria

The implementation of sovereignty in parts of Area C in Judea and Samaria is a hot potato for the newly formed Israeli government.Yochanan Visser, 10/05/2020 22:05
ANALYSIS: How Israel is beating coronavirus

ANALYSIS: How Israel is beating coronavirus

There are many reasons Israel seems to be on its way to beating COVID-19 as its six-week lockdown is eased.Yochanan Visser, 05/05/2020 22:24
ANALYSIS: Israeli experts say Iran is lying about its coronavirus crisis

ANALYSIS: Israeli experts say Iran is lying about its coronavirus crisis

Deaths from coronavirus in Iran are as much as 5 times higher than the regime admits, according to experts.Yochanan Visser, 27/04/2020 20:21
ANALYSIS: Iranian axis in Iraq preparing for war with US

ANALYSIS: Iranian axis in Iraq preparing for war with US

Iran is not scaling back support for terrorists across Middle East despite astronomic death toll within the Islamic Republic from COIV-19.Yochanan Visser, 29/03/2020 18:21
ANALYSIS: Why Israel's corona crisis is spinning out of control

ANALYSIS: Why Israel's corona crisis is spinning out of control

Israel\s healthcare system is underfunded, understaffed, and lagging behind in crucial areas.Yochanan Visser, 24/03/2020 21:11
ANALYSIS: Iran's Israel project continues despite huge corona crisis

ANALYSIS: Iran's Israel project continues despite huge corona crisis

Iran is not letting economic or human effects of the coronavirus stop it from funding Hezbollah, attacking US forces in Iraq.Yochanan Visser, 22/03/2020 20:21
ANALYSIS: The real coronavirus disaster in Iran and Syria

ANALYSIS: The real coronavirus disaster in Iran and Syria

Assad insists no coronavirus cases in Syria despite reports of major outbreak, hundreds of deaths.Yochanan Visser, 16/03/2020 22:49
ANALYSIS: How Blue and White is selling out the Jewish State

ANALYSIS: How Blue and White is selling out the Jewish State

Gantz, Ya'alon are breaking their pre-election promise not to build coalition with anti-Zionist Arab parties.Yochanan Visser, 09/03/2020 19:28
ANALYSIS: Iran's Corona Disaster

ANALYSIS: Iran's Corona Disaster

Iran attempting to hide the disaster it faces as the COVID-19 Virus spreads out of control within the Islamic Republic.Yochanan Visser, 05/03/2020 22:56
ANALYSIS: Turkey announces war on pro-Assad coalition in Syria

ANALYSIS: Turkey announces war on pro-Assad coalition in Syria

February death toll in Syria the highest in nearly 2 years as Erdogan all but declares war on Assad's forces.Yochanan Visser, 01/03/2020 22:42
ANALYSIS : The truth about the Israeli Arabs

ANALYSIS : The truth about the Israeli Arabs

Despite propaganda of Joint Arab List, Arab Israelis are thriving and integrated into Israeli society.Yochanan Visser, 27/02/2020 22:08
ANALYSIS: Iran teeters once again on the brink

ANALYSIS: Iran teeters once again on the brink

Iran faces anti-terrorism sanctions, voter discontent, and a rising death toll from the Coronavirus outbreak.Yochanan Visser, 24/02/2020 21:50
ANALYSIS: Turkey on crash course with Russia over Syria

ANALYSIS: Turkey on crash course with Russia over Syria

War is brewing between Turkish forces and the pro-Assad coalition in northeastern Syria as Turkish military casualties mount.Yochanan Visser, 13/02/2020 20:39
Analysis: Has the real Arab Spring now finally begun?

Analysis: Has the real Arab Spring now finally begun?

Sudan, Morocco, and Arab nations signal desire for closer ties with Israel which were unthinkable just a few years ago.Yochanan Visser, 05/02/2020 20:23
ANALYSIS: Turkey becoming a second Iran

ANALYSIS: Turkey becoming a second Iran

For the first time, the IDF has added Turkey to the list of security threats Israel faces in annual security assessment.Yochanan Visser, 15/01/2020 22:15
ANALYSIS: Is the USA preparing to bomb Iran's nuclear sites?

ANALYSIS: Is the USA preparing to bomb Iran's nuclear sites?

Why did US President focus on vow to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon in response to Iranian attacks on US forces in Iraq?Yochanan Visser, 09/01/2020 21:14
ANALYSIS: US and Iran heading for a major confrontation

ANALYSIS: US and Iran heading for a major confrontation

Clearer picture of how Iran intends to exact revenge for killing of General Qassem Soleimani.Yochanan Visser, 07/01/2020 17:13
Analysis: Did US change Iran policy over Iraq?

Analysis: Did US change Iran policy over Iraq?

Confrontation between US, Iran escalates after Shiite militia kills US contractor, prompting massive American response.Yochanan Visser, 31/12/2019 20:50
ANALYSIS - ICC Chief Prosecutor exposed

ANALYSIS - ICC Chief Prosecutor exposed

International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda refused to meet Israeli representatives before announcing investigation.Yochanan Visser, 24/12/2019 22:10
ANALYSIS: Turkey's Erdogan endangering world peace

ANALYSIS: Turkey's Erdogan endangering world peace

Erdogan not only comes out against Israel, but calls for conflict between Islam and the West.Yochanan Visser, 10/12/2019 22:15
ANALYSIS: Why is Jordan's increasingly hostile to Israel?

ANALYSIS: Why is Jordan's increasingly hostile to Israel?

Jordan demands Israeli mayors remove religious items, conducts military exercise against Israeli 'invasion.'Yochanan Visser, 04/12/2019 17:22
Crisis in Lebanon and Jordan threatens Israel's security

Crisis in Lebanon and Jordan threatens Israel's security

What is happening in Lebanon and Jordan, and how might it affect Israel? Analysis.Yochanan Visser, 30/11/2019 22:27
ANALYSIS: The rise of the Iranian Shiite Crescent continues

ANALYSIS: The rise of the Iranian Shiite Crescent continues

Deespite anti-Iran protests in Iraq and Lebanon and unrest at home, Iran continues to expand influence in Middle East.Yochanan Visser, 19/11/2019 20:06
 Lessons from the latest missile war between Gaza and Israel

Lessons from the latest missile war between Gaza and Israel

ANALYSIS: As Israel staves off multi-front war with Iran, the Iranian axis aims to target Israel with GPS-guided missiles.Yochanan Visser, 16/11/2019 22:02
Analysis: Chaos in Syria intensifies after US abandons Kurds

Analysis: Chaos in Syria intensifies after US abandons Kurds

Can America's allies in the Middle East continue to depend on the US after Trump clears way for Turkish attack on the Kurds?Yochanan Visser, 13/10/2019 14:59
ANALYSIS: Trump creates a new war zone in Syria

ANALYSIS: Trump creates a new war zone in Syria

Pro-Assad, Russian forces prepare to face Turkish forces as US withdrawal clears way for new conflict.Yochanan Visser, 07/10/2019 22:06
ANALYSIS: Covert war between Israel and Iran escalates

ANALYSIS: Covert war between Israel and Iran escalates

Tensions rise with Iranian-backed forces in Lebanon, Gaza, Syria, and Iraq.Yochanan Visser, 10/09/2019 16:41
Tisha B'Av: Day of Mourning or Introspection?

Tisha B'Av: Day of Mourning or Introspection?

Jews continue to mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple, but do they acknowledge the miracles around them?Yochanan Visser, 11/08/2019 13:27
Analysis: The PA death cult vs vs Israeli celebration of life

Analysis: The PA death cult vs vs Israeli celebration of life

Hamas, Islamic Jihad praise murder of Hesder yeshiva student as PA spreads rumors about Jewish threat to Jerusalem.Yochanan Visser, 08/08/2019 17:40
ANALYSIS: Erdogan creates a new crisis in the Middle East

ANALYSIS: Erdogan creates a new crisis in the Middle East

Turkish leader risks major confrontation with the West with purchase of Russian S-400 batteries, belligerent moves across Middle East.Yochanan Visser, 17/07/2019 16:35
ANALYSIS - Iran again caught lying about its nuclear program

ANALYSIS - Iran again caught lying about its nuclear program

Iranian threat to destroy Israel within 30 minutes reveals regime maintained secret nuclear program, may even already possess such a weapon.Yochanan Visser, 15/07/2019 15:34
Analysis: How Iran is transforming Iraq into a second Lebanon

Analysis: How Iran is transforming Iraq into a second Lebanon

Iraq plays a double game by claiming to integrate Iran-backed Shiite militias into its military forces.Yochanan Visser, 09/07/2019 15:22