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.
President Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (Photo: AP)
In his weekly column, Amir Rapaport discusses the intelligence information that had originated in Israel and subsequently shared by US President Donald Trump with the Russians: what is the truth regarding this affair, which reports were exaggerated and what are the implications for Israel?
Amir Rapaport visited Elbit Systems' plant in Yokne'am, where the new mega-project of the IDF Ground Arm has been set in motion, and spoke to Elbit Systems' VP Land & C4I Systems, Boaz Cohen, about his division's primary growth engines: guns and robotics
The new development of the Arrow-III missile defense system is intended to engage ballistic missiles outside of the Earth's atmosphere, and augments Israel's multi-tier theater defense system. A peek into the impressive arsenal of Israel's defense industries in Amir Rapaport's weekly column
The recent elimination of Mazen Fuqaha has brought the tension opposite Hamas to near boiling point. Meanwhile, the outcome of the battle over the next fighter aircraft of the IAF is about to be decided. Amir Rapaport's weekly column
The clashing inter-state interests in Syria heat up the northern front and present new challenges for Israel. Meanwhile, another major defense transaction with Germany gets into trouble. Amir Rapaport's weekly column
In his weekly column, Amir Rappaport reveals an alternative scenario to the Elor Azaria affair. Also: the implications of the leaked CIA hacking tools and the battle behind the IMI privatization process
The State Comptroller's report is seriously flawed, owing to the nature of the Comptroller's examination. In his weekly column, Amir Rapaport considers the report and the real failures that will undoubtedly recur
The war against ISIS in Sinai is escalating, and in the north, Hezbollah continues its rearmament efforts. Meanwhile, a historic ruling in the generation-old dispute between Sayeret Matkal and YAMAM is imminent. Amir Rapaport's weekly column
The submarine procurement investigation is evolving into an elaborate affair. Also: what Netanyahu could have asked from Trump with regard to Iran, and why the IDF is among the world's least professional military organizations. Amir Rapaport's weekly column