An Inside Look at Israel’s War on Terror through the Small Screen

July 19 2017

The Israeli television series Fauda—which, thanks to Netflix, has become an international hit—depicts an IDF counterterrorism unit and its duel with a Hamas mastermind in the West Bank. Reviewing the show, which takes its name from the Arabic word for “chaos,” A.E. Smith writes:

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More about: Arts & Culture, Israeli culture, Television, Terrorism

Better to Undermine Iran’s Nuclear Program Than to Conclude Another Bad Deal

July 14 2020

Last Friday, yet another mysterious explosion rocked a military site in the Islamic Republic, in what seems to be a coordinated attempt to sabotage Iranian nuclear ambitions—although there remains a possibility that these incidents could be accidental, and related only by coincidence. For their part, the ayatollahs have blamed Israel, and not unreasonably. Eli Lake comments on what this all means for the future of American attempts to limit the Iranian nuclear program:

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More about: Iran, Iran nuclear program, Israeli Security, U.S. Foreign policy