Hamas Is Maintaining Quiet in Gaza, While Preparing for War

Nov. 11 2020

Last week, the Iran-backed, Gaza Strip-based terrorist group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) marked the 25th anniversary of the assassination of its erstwhile leader. This week marks a year since the IDF eliminated one of its top officials, Baha Abu al-Ata. Meanwhile, thanks to the coronavirus, the economic situation in Gaza is extremely dire and Hamas, which governs the territory, seems to have no interest in provoking a confrontation with Israel. Yoav Limor takes stock:

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More about: Gaza Strip, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Israeli Security

Why a Military Conflict between Iran and Israel Seems Inevitable

Jan. 20 2021

Since the year began, the IDF has stepped up its attacks on Iranian positions in Syria, striking more targets and going deeper into Syrian territory than usual. Meanwhile, Tehran has increased its enrichment of uranium, moving ever closer to building nuclear weapons. Efraim Inbar addresses the situation in depth:

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