Category: Strategic Affairs

Perfect Storms, Penetrating Analysis

Jun 12, 2015

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New studies by generals Amidror and Kuperwasser, and incisive analysis by Michael Doran, suggest that the recipe for security in the crumbling Middle East and for renewal in the troubled US-Israel relationship is patience, vigilance and steadfastness.

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Hike the defense budget

Apr 23, 2015

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The IDF must be ready for unrelenting combat over the coming decade, and this costs plenty. Israel dare not skimp in this regard. Its independence depends on robust defense readiness.

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Snapback, anybody?

Apr 9, 2015

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The notion that if Iran violates the nuclear accord all sanctions could be swiftly re-imposed is claptrap that insults the intelligence of any observer.

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On diplomatic freedom and fortitude

Apr 2, 2015

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Passover Eve reflections on global failings and Israel’s autonomy, with a modern prayer for the seder: Protect Israel, oh Lord, from untrustworthy statesmen and back-stabbing superpowers. And if and when necessary, give us the grit to go it alone.

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What explains Obama’s zeal for a deal with Iran?

Feb 19, 2015

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It’s ardor for Islam and sympathy for Islamic ambitions of global leadership, not just distaste for American overreach, that apparently fuels Obama’s secretive dash towards a deal with Iran. There is no other plausible explanation for his willingness to overlook Iran’s emerging Islamic empire.

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Reading Netanyahu’s mind

Oct 10, 2014

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Netanyahu has begun to give us a window into his updated strategic thinking. The bottom line: It’s time to push past the Palestinians, and develop new regional security alliances that are based on shared interests between Israel and conservative, stabilizing forces in the Arab world. The world needs to assimilate and come to terms with Israel’s new strategic mindset.

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Spiritual trials, strategic rewards

Aug 15, 2014

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A strategy for improving our military and diplomatic position: Be strong socially and spiritually. Then Israel will earn the respect of friends and successfully deter its foes.

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Restoring military supremacy

Jul 27, 2014

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Victory over Hamas is critical for Israel in grand strategic perspective. Israel mustn’t allow Kerry’s shortsightedness to throw it off track.

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Putin’s audacity, Obama’s timidity

Mar 2, 2014

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For the next two-and-one-half years, until Obama’s term comes to a blessed end, we can expect more of the same effrontery from Putin. Alas, we can expect similar impudence and defiance from the Iranians and Turks too.

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Emasculating America

Sep 19, 2013

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Barack Obama is purposefully engineering the decline of America on the world stage. He very clearly believes that the humbling of America will bring healing to the world; that he will be leaving the world a better place by cutting unexceptional America down to size.

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