Amir Rapaport

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.

The IDF is experiencing a severe shortage of field commanders during the ongoing war in Gaza. And what about the soldiers' mental state?

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Amir Rappaport offers his insights as to why Israel has been struggling to regain its deterrence capabilities following Hamas' October 7th attack

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Intense American pressure on Israel vs. a regional alliance that had a phenomenal debut, a message to Iran and Hamas that things have “flipped” in the meantime, and also implications on the hostages’ return and the issue of Rafah

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The forces of the 98th Brigade are deep in Khan Yunis, the defense establishment is concerned with an operation to occupy Rafah, and Israel fails to deter Hezbollah | Amir Rapaport analyzes the situation in the Lebanon and Gaza arena

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The forces of the 98th Brigade are deep in Khan Yunis, the defense establishment is concerned with an operation to occupy Rafah, and Israel fails to deter Hezbollah | Amir Rapaport analyzes the situation in the Lebanon and Gaza arena

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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

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Eleven Israeli defense companies are presenting their solutions at the Israeli booth, set up to showcase blue-and-white solutions to a variety of potential clients in Asia

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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?

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