Benjamin Netanyahu Wins Elections because—to Most Israelis—He’s Right about What Matters

April 11 2019

With the Likud party having won an impressive 35 Knesset seats in Tuesday’s elections, it seems likely that Benjamin Netanyahu will be asked to form the next Israeli government, giving him a fifth term as prime minister. To Shmuel Rosner, the reasons for his continued success are straightforward:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Election 2019, Likud, Peace Process

The U.S., Israel, and Their Arab Partners Should Work Together to Create the Next Generation of Defensive Weapons

Jan. 18 2021

Last month, Jerusalem and Washington announced the successful testing of jointly developed systems of high-tech devices for knocking incoming rockets and missiles out of the air. This technology, writes Michael Knights, is not only of strategic importance to both countries, but they can be of use to the Gulf states, which also are under the growing threat of Iranian missile attacks. Further improvements are necessary, and the Abraham Accords may be the best tool for advancing them:

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More about: Abraham Accords, Iron Dome, Israeli Security, Israeli technology, U.S. Security, US-Israel relations