Israel is concerned about Iran’s role in Syria and Yemen, as well as its continued support for groups that threaten Israel. A recent discussion with an Israeli senior defense official provided an insight into Israel’s concerns and how these conflict areas have developed. A previous post at the FDD’s Long War Journal looked an overview of the […]
As Iran tensions grow in the region, a look at Israel’s view of the necessity for a robust US role in the Middle East
Israel has called Iran a “third circle” threat and its new multi-year Momentum plan calls for a dedicated headquarters and general to focus on this threat.
Asking pertinent questions about the last several years in which Israel has sought to conduct a ‘war between the wars,’ designed to confront Iran’s threats.
After a momentous year in Baghdad, the top U.S. spokesman for the anti-ISIS Coalition discusses the importance of local media and languages, and how the battle today requires better tools to fight the information war as the US faces off against Russian, Iranian and ISIS propaganda.
After many years of conflict in Syria and Libya, the involvement of Turkey, Russia and other powers is leading to increasingly sophisticated clashes between the latest UAV and air defense technology. The use of new technology has ramifications for future conflicts in the Middle East and provides an emerging model for how regional powers are fighting proxy wars to redraw the balance of power in the region.