The chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee and another senator submitted legislation aimed at authorizing congressional oversight of the sale, and actually trying to stop it. A senator said Congress has an obligation to "ensure that weapons sales to foreign governments don’t undermine Israel’s military edge"
The European Union imposed sanctions over violation of human rights in the brutal suppression of protests against the regime that took place in the country at the end of 2019. According to various reports, between 300 and 1,500 people were killed
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced the addition of seven supercomputer entities to its economic blacklist. Secretary Raimondo: supercomputing capabilities are vital for developing weapons and national security systems, and that the department will prevent China from leveraging U.S. technologies for those efforts
In the framework of "National Nuclear Technology Day" President Rouhani unveiled 133 advances in the field, and claimed again that all of the Iranian activity in the field is for peaceful purposes. The indirect negotiations with the U.S. are expected to resume this week
Amid tensions over the indirect nuclear talks with Iran, Austin will meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Gantz. The Secretary will then travel to Germany, Belgium and Britain "to discuss the importance of international defense relationships, and reinforce the United States’ commitment"
That was how the Founder of Cybertech, Amir Rapaport, summed up the Cybertech Global conference held this week in Dubai. The historic conference, in which Israeli and Emirati experts in the cyber field shared the stage for the first time, received extensive media coverage and was crowned a great success
The government cabinet decided to repeal the boycott law as an additional step for the expansion of ties between the countries. Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen called it "an important and necessary step toward the signing of a peace accord". There is also progress in Sudan's relations with the United States
At the Cybertech Global conference in Dubai. Director of Special Technologies at the Cyber Directorate, Tamir Goren, discussed the ease at which a plane can be downed or a ship can be steered off course. “Don’t always assume you have the correct signal”, he says.
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General (Ret.) Wesley Clark, speaks at the Cybertech Global conference in Dubai about cyberattacks as a new warfare that could shut down entire countries. “This is a wakeup call,” he says.