Haaretz was surprised to see that a recent course for infantry squad commanders essentially skipped over the incident of Hebron shooter Elor Azaria and the lessons of the 2014 Gaza war
Second Lebanon War
The use of cluster bombs attracted much international criticism during the Second Lebanon War. Now air force issues a bid for commercial companies to destroy them
The 2000 exit from Lebanon without an agreement remains the disaster that keeps causing more disasters for Israel
Shimon Golan’s book on the military and political decisions in 1982 offers no major revelations but sheds light on the war’s goals and the leaders who stood behind them
Ben-Yishai was decorated after the Yom Kippur War for helping the wounded under fire and during the first Lebanon war reported on the Sabra and Chatila refugee camps
A senior Lebanese official said that the U.S. acting assistant secretary of state clarified that Israel's border wall with Lebanon is 'no call for concern'
If the government has already allowed Hezbollah to equip itself with 150,000 rockets, and if Hezbollah’s allies, Russia and Iran, have already entrenched themselves in the region, what’s the point of starting a war? Why not prevent it?
The quiet on Israel's border with Lebanon is an illusion of those who prefer to bury their heads in the sand- and as it continues, Hezbollah stocks up on arms almost uninterrupted
In a rare article published on Arabic-language media, IDF spokesperson warns Lebanese civilians of possible war if Iran develops precision weapons in Lebanon and if Hezbollah takes control of the political system there
Director Steven Spielbergs donation to Israel during the Second Lebanon War is still a bit rich for some people north of the border
Four years after the Winograd Commission, he assailed Netanyahu over reports that Israel was considering attacking Irans nuclear facilities, saying the prime minister hadn't internalized its conclusions
Defense Ministry says it has a plan to resolve problem in northern Israel, which effects Jews and Arabs, but the treasury is refusing to back it
Lebanon has accused Israel of violating its air space to strike a target in Syria
The question is whether the army will receive orders to strike first – before Iran-Hezbollah demolishes our cities while destroying defense and economic infrastructure
How did successive Israeli governments allow a minor danger to northern Israel to become a major threat to the entire country?
IDF to deploy infantry robot porters that can haul up to 500 kilograms of supplies on trial basis from September; robots to remain non-weaponized initially
As long as Israel remains reluctant to defeat the enemy, the sword will continue to devour and burn
In his memoir, 'No Country for Jewish Liberals,' journalist and Haaretz editor Larry Derfner explains how he can live – and sleep at night – in a country whose racism and aggression he abhors
If Israel had prevented Hezbollah’s rearmament in time, thousands of Israeli and Lebanese lives could have been saved.
With Lebanon No Longer Hiding Hezbollah's Role, Next War Must Hit Civilians Where It Hurts, Israeli Minister Says
Naftali Bennett and Lebanese president agree: There's no line between Hezbollah and Lebanese state. Lebanese must realize another war with Israel means Lebanon will be sent back to Middle Ages, Bennett tells Haaretz.
There's no other way to read the state comptroller's report on the 2014 Gaza war and there's no more important conclusion that arises from it.
The February 4, 1997 helicopter disaster accelerated Israel's departure from Lebanon. However, the Israeli deterrence that arose in the last round of fighting there is far from ironclad.
Yossi Cohen has many connections to the premier and his close associates. It’s hard not to suspect that these ties have influenced him | Opinion
Second Lebanon War sparked public distrust in the Israeli military that has yet been restored, leader of Lebanese militia says.
The documentary on the Second Lebanon War by a Hezbollah-linked channel featured interviews with former Israeli generals, ministers and combatants.
Group prepared for operation for seven months, setting up training area modeled after the border-zone where the attack took place, the Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Mayadeen reports.
It's lamentable that in the intense arguments revolving around the 'IDF spirit,' the chief of staff supports those who cast doubt on the righteousness of the Zionist path and the necessity to vanquish the enemy decisively.
IDF position near Metula fired on with light arms; none hurt, though bullet hit soldier's dog tag, but failed to cause injury.
At anniversary event in Jerusalem, Netanyahu stresses effort invested in learning the war's lessons; President Rivlin praises country's self-criticism, urges unity in advance of a possible future conflict.
If there’s another round of fighting, Hezbollah will aim to seize a locale for a few hours and fly its flags amid the burning ruins. But the Israelis’ return is all part of the plan.