A tit for tat exchange of retaliatory attacks has taken place between Israel and Iran over recent weeks which has the potential to push both powers towards a wider conflict.
Israel continues its ‘war between the wars’ campaign as it attempts to thwart Iran’s proxy network in Syria and abroad.
IDF chief of staff readies efforts to attack Iranian nuclear sites and issues warning against Iranian proxy groups using urban areas to conceal its weapons.
On select measures of the Iran threat, the 2018 document is remarkably consistent with themes from past assessments. Yet, in this latest assessment, additional attention is paid to the country’s evolving cyber aptitudes and to its turbulent domestic politics.