The closure of Syrian air space due to Russian “exercises” reminds us that the ability of Israel’s air force to carry out missions in Syrian skies – which used to be completely unhindered – is now entirely dependent upon Russian interests. This strategic deterioration stems from Israel’s erroneous perspective on its place in the Middle East. The vacuum that was created with the collapse of the Syrian regime and the horrors that accompanied it were a natural invitation for the
The following are translated excerpts from Moshe Feiglin’s Facebook Live session on Saturday night, 16 Adar/March 3, ’18. The Left and the Right in Israel are at each other’s throats, and they do not understand how serious our security situation is. There are well over 100,000 missiles aimed at Israel right now, and as we know, a gun that makes an appearance in the first act, will shoot by the third. The world today is like a barrel of gasoline, with the leaders dancing aroun
Or: What was Netanyahu looking for in the Golan Heights, why did the Russians shoot at an Israeli fighter jet and why can’t Israel formulate a diplomatic/security strategy. In April 2016, PM Binyamin Netanyahu visited IDF forces on the Golan Heights, dressed in field attire. Surrounded by soldiers (and personal security) the PM declared that the Golan Heights will remain in Israel hands forever. It is doubtful if his patriotic declaration added peace of mind to any rightists.