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Israel Needs ‘Many Billions Immediately’ To Counter Iran: Netanyahu

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TEL AVIV: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, still trying to form a new government, said Israel must increase its defense spending by “many billions immediately and then many billions every year” as the threat from Iran “has intensified in recent weeks. Israel, he said yesterday, faces a significantly growing threat from Iran. The Israeli military recently attacked… Keep reading →

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Israel To Trump: Don’t Talk To Iran! Look At North Korea….

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak: “In North Korea, we saw war threats that ended in hugs, a dead end in negotiations, hugs again, and then the story repeats all over again. The same could happen with Iran.”

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Israel Bombs Quds Force In Syria; Thwarts Iran Armed Drone Attack

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Israel initially jammed all communications between the drone operators and their weapons and then bombed the facility on the night of Aug. 24, Israeli sources say.

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Israeli Election Politics Slowing IAF Acquisitions

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The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) ground forces command want an immediate replacement for the CH-53 . “It is natural that operational needs differ, but this is the task of the highest command to evaluate the needs and make a decision,” a senior Israeli defense official said.

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Is Israel Flying F-35s In Iraq To Hit Iranian Missile Shipments?

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New reports emerge of Israeli strikes in Iraq, as a prominent Senator (and Trump ally) pushes a new security pact between Washington and Jerusalem.

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For Israelis, War With Iran Looms; Iran Denies Drone Downed

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The Iranian seizure of a British tanker in the Persian Gulf sends a new jolt of tension through the Middle East as complications arise on multiple fronts.

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Skeptics Pan Netanyahu Plan For Formal US-Israel Treaty

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Despite decades of de facto alliance, the US does not have a formal collective defense treaty that would legally require it to come to the defense of Israel.

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Why Would Russia Spoof Israeli GPS? F-35 & Iran

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The answer may lie in the limits of Russian electronic warfare, which — while far more potent than US military EW — still relies on raw power more than precise targeting. It may also show the weakness of the warm relationship Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cultivated with Vladimir Putin, which could run aground on Russia’s increasing support for Iran.

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B-52 Crosses Israel Enroute To Gulf States; Israeli Intel Prompts US Moves

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As Israelis celebrated their independence day, sources here told Breaking Defense that at least one of the B-52s deployed to the region passed through our airspace, headed to “one of the Gulf states.”

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Israel: Does Elbit’s Rise Mean IAI’s Downfall?

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“Before I took office,” IAI chairman Harel Locker said at a recent conference, “(I) realized that if the company did not change, it could collapse within a few years.”

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