Military & Strategic Affairs

Military & Strategic Affairs

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Egypt is interested in the procurement of Buk-M3 Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM) from Russia. The parties still need to agree on volumes, terms of performance and...

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By Emily B. Landau, Shimon Stein* When Shultz, Perry, Kissinger, and Nunn published their op-eds on a world free of nuclear weapons in 2007 and 2008,...

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Israel seems to be reassessing its position on the sale of locally made UASs to the Ukraine, this after the Kremlin announcement that it...

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President Vladimir Putin lifted, on Monday, a ban on supplying Iran with sophisticated S-300 air defense missile systems. This in the aftermath of the...
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Register to iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly Video report (March 31st 2015): Missile Defense: US Unveils Innovative AEGIS System ISIS Recruiting In New York The Threat:...

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At the start of 2015, Israel’s two major fronts – home to the two hostile players with which Israel has had military encounters in...

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A recent arms deal between Egypt and France may indicate a change in the regional balance of power; Egypt's traditional reliance on U.S. arms...

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  The Minsk II Agreement: Implications of a (Shaky) Ceasefire The Minsk II Agreement, reached on February 12, 2015 between Ukraine and the separatist provinces in...

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The violent battle between Israel and Hizbollah in Lebanon and Syria, and perhaps even outside the Middle East, can be expected to continue and...

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A prominent feature of many terrorist attacks in recent months by Islamic radicals is their independent, spontaneous, unplanned nature – sometimes called the work...

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Russian President Putin (L) meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi (R) in Cairo, February 9, 2015 On February 9-10, 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Egypt...

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On January 9, 2015, the German weekly Der Spiegel published an article alleging that Syria did not give up its nuclear weapons development ambitions...

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In his book Sectarian Politics in the Gulf, Frederic M. Wehrey argues that the Arab Gulf states are united by a shared threat perception...

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A telegram from the US embassy in Azerbaijan that was published in Wikileaks claimed that the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, compared Israel-Azerbaijan relations...

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The Refugee Population: An Overview Defined as the “worst humanitarian disaster since the end of the cold war,” the Syrian civil war has to date...

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Recent years have witnessed the accelerated weakening of state actors in the Middle East. In turn, regular state armies are less able to grapple...

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Global oil prices have fallen dramatically over the past six months, following an excess of supply over demand. The drop in prices is another...

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On January 16, 2015, Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), announced her decision to open a preliminary examination of the situation...

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Recent years have witnessed the accelerated weakening of state actors in the Middle East. In turn, regular state armies are less able to grapple...

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Since mid-2014, global oil prices have fallen dramatically. The price of an American WTI barrel of oil was $44 in late January 2015, compared...

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