Amir Oren is a senior correspondent and columnist for Haaretz and a member of the newspaper's editorial board. He writes about defense and military affairs, the government and international relations.
Rocket sirens sounded in Hof Ashkelon and Sha'ar Hanegev regional councils (Haaretz)
Egypt report: U.S.'s John Kerry to arrive in Cairo on Tuesday (Haaretz)
Iron Dome intercepts two rockets above Ashdod and Ashkelon (Haaretz)
Iron Dome intercepts two rockets above greater Tel Aviv area (Haaretz)
Rocket siren sounded in Tel Aviv, Petach Tikva (Haaretz)
Three rockets explode in open areas in Eshkol Regional Council; no damage caused (Haaretz)
Rocket siren sounded in Ashkelon and in Ashdod (Haaretz)
IDF bombs site in central Strip from which rocket was fired at Kisufim an hour ago (Haaretz)
Rocket siren sounded in Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council (Haaretz)
Iron Dome intercepts rocket above Kiryat Malachi; another rocket falls in open area (Haaretz)
Minister Lapid: International community should charge Hamas, not us, for harm to innocents (Haaretz)
Soldier lightly wounded by a mortar shell in Eshkol Regional Council (Haaretz)
Hamas says its drone reached Israel's military headquarters in Tel Aviv (Haaretz)
Two rockets explode in the Eshkol Regional Council (Haaretz)
Rocket barrage fired at Shfela region, central Israel (Haaretz)
High-ranking Israeli officials hide behind the claim that if only certain methods had been activated, 'a different intelligence picture would have been presented.'0 comments
Prime Ministers Ben-Gurion and Sharett were as different as yin and yang, but they were both giants compared to later generations of national leaders, especially dwarfing today's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.1 comments
History has taught that ever time there are discussions about cutting service, a war breaks out; in a time of belt-tightening, senior IDF officials are all but threatening mutiny if they're forced to cover the cost of a reduction in mandatory military service from other items in the defense budget.0 comments
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is coming with a tripartite American-Israeli-Saudi deal, based on the Israeli government's agreement that the supply of ground-to-air missiles to Saudi Arabia and the Emirates won't be considered a heightened regional threat.0 comments
In order to force the reorganization of the army, one of two things is required: a retired military leader with civic awareness and an esteemed defense pedigree, or a citizen unafraid of disagreements with the military leadership.3 comments
- Who's responsible for protecting Israelis in an emergency?
- Mad Men and the chief of staff
- U.S. finalizes exclusive arms sale aimed at ensuring Israel's 'air superiority'
- U.S. aid will require Israel to coordinate fully on Iran
- Israel's Defense Ministry looking to sell surplus planes, tanks and boats to 'friendly nations'
With regard to Iranian nuclear facilities, Obama is unequivocal: This is a global problem requiring American leadership. Israel is indeed under threat, but it is not alone. And woe betides Israel if Netanyahu pursues his goal despite an emphatic 'no' from Washington.0 comments
There are many unknowns in the government equation, but one issue has been clarified: Benjamin Netanyahu has not lost his enthusiasm for launching a military operation against Iran’s nuclear installations.12 comments
A gag order becomes meaningless if those who are gagged don't know that they have been gagged. If no one knows about the order, they could accidentally publish something that has been barred from publication.0 comments
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