The Ultimate Expression of Terror – Fear Mongering

The terrorist attack in a school in Pakistan is the latest in a chain of attacks aimed at educational institutions around the world. Meir Gershuni believes that this further illustrates the enormous gap between Western values to those of Islamic extremism and terrorist organizations

IMI's Delilah air-to-surface standoff missiles (Photo: IMI)

Stand-Off Fire – the Feasibility of Overbalance & the Deterrence Aspect

In the era of asymmetrical conflicts, the objective of the state side is to create a situation of interests, at the end of the confrontation, where the other side will not want to lose those interests. David Ivry believes such an objective may be achieved by combining the use of stand-off weapons and other state-initiated economic measuresThe Feasibility of Overbalance & the Deterrence Aspect

Lone Terrorist – A Role Model

Against the background of the increase in attacks by individual terrorists, Meir Gershuni, a former senior Shin Bet official, believes that a comprehensive strategic treatment of terrorists and their environment should be incorporated in training for intelligence gatheringLone Terrorist – A Role Model

Who are the Bad Guys?

Maj. Gen. (res.) David Ivry on the conscience and ethics of the IAF pilots and the conditions under which they operate. "We are allowed to kill the enemy only after he had already killed us"The conscience and ethics of the IAF pilots

165th Course of Flight Academy Graduates (Photo: IDF)

Shortage of Pilots in Commercial-Civil Aviation

Maj. Gen. (ret.) David Ivry claims that looking ahead, we will realize that the supply of former military pilots would be drastically reduced, as the military flight schools are adapting themselves to the future needsShortage of Pilots in Commercial-Civil Aviation

The Technological Advantage – Nothing Lasts Forever

While the technological superiority of Israel over its adversaries is self-evident with regard to conventional warfare, this superiority, as it applies to counterterrorism, is far more complex. Brig. Gen. (res.) Nitzan Nuriel on facing terrorism while being one step aheadFacing terrorism while being one step ahead

Hamas' Ramadan War

Did Hamas planned to start the round of fighting in Gaza specifically in the month of Ramadan? Colonel (ret.) Pesach Maluvany in an article on the religious element in the military and operational planning of Islamic organizations and countriesHamas' Ramadan War

Should Israel Embrace Anew the Doctrine of Preventive War?

Israel is engaged in warfare against Hamas – a terror organization that openly declares its desire to bring upon the destruction of Israel, and who does not seem to be willing to end the fighting. Israel will have to ask itself whether its military doctrine suits the challenges and threats Israel is facingShould Israel embrace anew the doctrine of Preventive War?


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