Written by David Wurmser, Ph.D.
The Geopolitics of Israel’s Offshore Gas Reserves
The flow of natural gas from Israel’s Tamar reservoir in the Mediterranean to the Ashdod reception facility was inaugurated on March 30, 2013, ushering in a new era in Israel’s energy sector. Israel will not only become independent in being able ...
Written by ITIC
While the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip remains quiet, terrorist attacks and acts of violence continue in Judea and Samaria. Stones thrown at Israeli civilian vehicles near Ariel led to a car's rear-ending a truck and the injuring of the car's driver and her three daughters. One of them, ...
Written by Paul Alster
Paul Alster Special to IPT News
Haifa, Israel – If jihadi groups fighting to topple Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad succeed, "[i]t's us afterwards," warned Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Chief of Staff Lt. General Benny Gantz during a conference last week. "We could be the next challenge for the ...
Written by Amos Yadlin
Although it is often claimed that a new minister does not have a single day to "learn the job," incoming Defense Minister Lt. Gen. (ret.) Moshe (Bogie) Yaalon will in fact have 100 days of grace. Accordingly, it is important that he devote this period to an in-depth study of the significant – and ...
Written by Amb. Alan Baker
Vol. 13, No. 7 March 17, 2013
Written by ITIC
The border with the Gaza Strip remained quiet this past week; no rockets were fired into Israeli territory.
This past week riots and violent confrontations continued in Judea and Samaria, although events in support of Palestinian prisoners were on the wane. The Temple Mount in Jerusalem was the ...
Written by Memri
Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Jerusalem on March 20-21, 2013, rumors were spread that he was planning to visit the Western Wall and Al-Aqsa mosque. Though these rumors received no confirmation from American or Israeli sources, Palestinian officials and clerics – from the PA, Hamas ...
Written by Matthew Vadum
President Obama’s would-be defense secretary claimed in a speech that Israel is a treaty-breaking rogue nation that is in the process of becoming an apartheid state. The comments from top Pentagon nominee Chuck Hagel came two years ago during a question and answer session following a speech the ...
Written by Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
In case anyone had any doubt, the Leftists have been busy little Marxists in Israel — that includes Obama. NGO Monitor just released its latest report on foreign government funding of radical political Israeli NGOs which are working in earnest to undermine Israel’s international ...