Military & Strategic Affairs

Military & Strategic Affairs

Since the start of the millennium, suicide attacks have become a common mode of operation for many terrorist groups around the world, particularly Sunni...

In light of the complex evolving predicament facing Hezbollah, the alleged discovery of yet another infiltration would probably be branded by the organization as...

Udi Dekel, Orit Perlov As presented in the Syrian social media, public opinion holds that damage to the US interest in Syria will lead to a...

Yoram Hacohen Three interesting processes are underway as a direct result of Edward Snowden’s revelations about the extent of the access by US security services...

Omer Einav In recent months there have been clear signs of Hezbollah's legitimacy rebounding in Lebanon’s political and civilian spheres. The current governmental vacuum suits...

Kobi Michael, Udi Dekel The Gaza Strip: What Can Israel Do to Postpone – or Even Prevent – the Next Round of Violence? This article examines three...

On November 13, 2014 the Treasury of the Islamic State organization (IS) announced its intention to mint a first series of coins to be...

Zvi Magen, Yiftah Shapir Even if no contract has yet been signed, Egypt and Russia are holding talks on the purchase of the S-300VM air defense...

By Yoram Schweitzer At this point it is too early to determine whether Baghdadi’s positive situation assessment of the Islamic State organization is justified. While...

Reuven Paz The struggle against the Islamic State (IS) organization led by the United States and its allies appears thus far to be something of...

Dr. Boaz Ganor This article is as a wake-up call to my Western liberals friends who are shocked and full of criticism for Israel when...

Udi Dekel It has become clear once again that Hamas feels it has nothing to lose and that it is prepared to resume the armed...

By Sami Kronenfeld and Yoel Guzansky INSS - the Cyber Warfare Program The Revolutionary Guards are significantly involved in the international drug trade, both directly and through...

By Liran Antebi A new INSS article presents the challenges posed by unmanned tools and systems, which play an increasingly large role in the modern...

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam was a nationalistic-secular ideological organization established in 1976. It existed until its final fall in May 2009. The...

By Yiftah S. Shapir INSS – Military and Strategic Affairs Program Israel has been under rocket attack for many years. Particularly memorable are the shelling of Galilee panhandle...

By Asa Kasher and Amos Yadlin INSS – Military and Strategic Affairs Program Between Military Ethics and the Laws of War The ethical doctrine of the war on terror...

By Yoni Eshpar INSS – Military and Strategic Affairs Program The act of taking initiative is considered the preferred modus operandi within the various spheres that shape and...

            The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) Military and Strategic Affairs Program And Israel Homeland Security (i-HLS)   In cooperation with IDF Technology and Logistics Department (ATA"L)...

By Benjamin S. Lambeth INSS – Military and Strategic Affairs Program Operation Change of Direction, the code name given to Israel’s war against Hizbollah in Lebanon...

Nowrūz, is one of the most important holidays in Iran dating back to the days of ancient Persia. The Holiday expresses the values ​​of...

By Stephen J. Cimbala INSS – Military and Strategic Affairs Program . Introduction During the Cold War, and especially in the 1980s, there were some serious efforts...