Mr. Amir Rapaport is the founder and Editor in Chief of IsraelDefense Magazine - an international magazine on Israeli military and defense affairs. He is a former military correspondent and commentator, an author and research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) of Bar-Ilan University.
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed the identity of the new Head of the National Security Council. After many years of clandestine service with the ISA, Meir Ben-Shabbat has stepped into the limelight. Amir Rapaport's weekly column
The optimism that blossomed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Israel might soon be replaced by concerns among the Israeli defense industries. Also, what will be the future of the Israeli space program and what lessons must be learned from the Hebron shooting incident? Amir Rapaport's weekly column
Was it really impossible to predict the response throughout the Arab world to the deployment of the metal detector portals on the Temple Mount? In his weekly column, Amir Rapaport discusses the Temple Mount riots, the political crisis with Jordan, and the progress made by the Israeli intelligence agencies in dealing with "individual terrorists"
In a special interview to Israel Defense, Yossi Weiss, CEO of IAI, talks about the past year of Israel's largest defense company as well as its latest technological developments and gives an inside look at the intricate relationships within the Israeli defense industry
What is the connection between the former nominee to the position of Head of the National Security Council, the PM's personal attorney, a real-estate businessman and major defense industries? Amir Rapaport's weekly column attempts to sort out "File 3000", otherwise known as "The Submarine Affair"
Israeli defense industries have been overwhelmed with inquiries following the visit of the Indian Prime Minister; the tension between the Koreas can have an effect on the Middle East; and will this summer pass quietly, without an armed confrontation? Amir Rapaport's weekly column
IDF officers and officials of the Israeli defense establishment convened to contemplate the question of how to overpower Hamas. Also: Five comments on the tensions vis-à-vis Assad's armed forces and Hezbollah. Amir Rapaport's weekly column
In an exclusive interview to Israel Defense, Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority Glenn McCullough speaks of the state's pro-aerospace business climate and its relations with UAS manufacturers such as IAI's subsidiary Stark Aerospace