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Dr. Shaul Shay

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אל"מ (במיל') ד"ר שאול שי, היסטוריון וסופר, לשעבר קצין המודיעין של פיקוד דרום וראש מחלקת היסטוריה בצה"ל. כיום משמש מרצה במרכז הבינתחומי בהרצליה,

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, March 2018 (Photo: AP)

The Future of the UK-Saudi Military Cooperation

As the British government faces growing criticism over its continuing arms exports to Riyadh, Col. (res.) Dr. Shaul Shay examines the strong bilateral relationship between the two countries

Iran's Saegheh attack drone, modeled after the US-made RQ-170 Sentinel reconnaissance UAV (Photo: AP)

“Towards Jerusalem”: Iran’s Large-Scale Drone Exercise

The IRGC Aerospace Force flew some 50 “offensive and combat” drones toward a target on a small island in the Persian Gulf. The UAVs have reportedly taken off from bases located as far as 1,000 km away from the operation zone to hit the target

Ethiopian Prime Minister Ably Ahmed with French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo: AP)

Landlocked Ethiopia to Rebuild its Navy

France agreed to support Ethiopia to build a naval force, yet it would take years for Ethiopia to procure the ships and train the forces required for a fully-fledged navy

flickr.com/photos/lockheedmartin - Lockheed Martin's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system at sunset

The THAAD Umbrella over the Middle East

The system, which was deployed last week in Israel for the first time as part of a joint drill, has long been protecting US allies across the Middle East