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Israel failed to minimize civilian toll in Gaza war: report

Israel failed to minimize civilian toll in Gaza war: report

Israeli conduct during last summer’s war in the Gaza Strip increased the number of civilian casualties, an independent report has said, by failing to differentiate between military targets and civilian populations. Despite claims to the contrary, the military did not […]


First Israeli Cadets Fly on Aermacchi M-346

First Israeli Cadets Fly on Aermacchi M-346

Earlier this week, IAF flight school cadets flew on the new instructional plane, the Aermacchi M-346, for the first time. Its predecessor, the Skyhawk, was used by the IAF for four decades Excitement was in the air in Hatzerim Airbase […]


Six Hezbollah fighters killed in Israeli strike

Israel Air Force F-16D

Six Hezbollah fighters were killed Sunday in an Israeli air strike on the Syrian side of the Golan, including the son of assassinated senior commander Imad Mughniyeh. The deaths were announced after an Israeli security source told AFP that an […]


New F-35 Fighters to Join Israeli Air Force in 2019

New F-35 Fighters to Join Israeli Air Force in 2019

A new squadron of 19 F-35 jets will be incorporated into the Israeli Air Force beginning in 2019 after the decision to purchase another set of planes was confirmed by the IAF and government officials. These newly engineered fighters are […]


Israel, US in abortive missile defence test

Israel, US in abortive missile defence test

Israel and the United States on Tuesday tested the Jewish state’s Arrow 3 ballistic missile interception system, the defence ministry said, with local media reporting the trial was cut short. “A target missile was successfully launched and tracked by the […]


Israel Airforce Details F-35 Plans

Israel Airforce Details F-35 Plans

The establishment of a second F-35 stealth fighters squadron was approved by the Israeli government earlier this week, after a two-year long process. In addition, the government approved the acquisition of precision-guided munitions. The first of the 14 stealth fighters […]


Strategic Stability in the Second Nuclear Age

Strategic Stability in the Second Nuclear Age

Overview Since the end of the Cold War, a new nuclear order has emerged, shaped by rising nuclear states and military technologies that threaten stability, writes George Mason University‚Äôs Gregory Koblentz in a new Council Special Report. During the Cold […]


Israeli strike threat ‘diplomatic card’ against Iran: experts

Israeli strike threat ‘diplomatic card’ against Iran: experts

Despite Israeli threats of a strike on Iran if world powers fail to halt its nuclear drive at talks entering an endgame in Vienna, experts see the sabre-rattling as largely diplomatic brinkmanship. With Monday’s deadline for a lasting agreement fast […]


India chooses Israel over US for $525m missile deal

India chooses Israel over US for $525m missile deal

India has chosen to buy anti-tank guided missiles from Israel, rejecting a rival US offer, as the right-wing government clears projects worth $13.1 billion to modernize its aging military, official sources said Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will buy […]


 
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