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.
Looking at the war from a different angle, focusing on the significance of the SIM card alerts and the ceasefire that might take effect before Ramadan | The Samaria Division head has an answer to why relative calm is maintained in the West Bank, at least for now
What is the connection between the return of human intelligence and Operation Golden Hand? How long will Hezbollah continue to deter Israel in the north? Why does the Israel-Syria-Jordan triangle cause deep concern in the defense establishment? And who is afraid of the Rafah occupation?
In the tunnels in Gaza, the IDF is also employing means it didn't believe would be activated. Alongside achievements in combat, several challenges have not yet been resolved, and Israel, as a state, insists on shooting itself in the foot on more than one occasion
The exchanges of fire in the northern arena persist, indicating both sides' attempts to improve positions for any future confrontation, while the General Staff is seeking solutions to increase the number of mandatory recruits. Amir Rapaport weighs in on this past week’s events
The military plans had a fundamental flaw concerning the meaning of victory, which was supposed to be swift. Now, Israel is attempting to expedite the (temporary) conclusion of the war, at least against Hezbollah