It Will Take More Than Committees to Save Israel from the Threat of Iranian Missiles

April 29 2021

On Tuesday, the U.S. national security advisor Jake Sullivan met in Washington with his Israeli counterpart, Meir Ben-Shabbat, and the two agreed to establish a working group to address Iran’s distribution of military drones and advanced missiles to its allies. The same day, notes Elliott Abrams, a report appeared that, according to Israeli officials, Russia is providing protection to Iranian maritime arms smuggling:

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More about: Hizballah, Iran, Israeli Security, Russia, Syria, US-Israel relations

Why a Government Victory in Southwestern Syria Is Bad News for Israel

Sept. 17 2021

Last week, Russia negotiated a ceasefire between the Syrian government and rebel forces in the city of Daraa, where the initial protests that sparked the uprising against Bashar al-Assad began. The agreement ended a 75-day assault on the city, located near the country’s southwestern border, by Russian, Iranian, and Syrian forces. Jonathan Spyer explains the significance of these events:

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More about: Golan Heights, Iran, Israeli Security, Russia, Syrian civil war