A team of experts, led by former army chief Gadi Eisenkot, lays out a sweeping strategy for the challenges facing Israel, from ailing health services to regional economic development
Tamir Pardo tells Haaretz how declaring war on COVID-19 got people believing that the authorities could destroy it quickly. Instead, a disintegration of society is possible
Benjamin Netanyahu may not be the only Israeli exaggerating the seriousness of the situation for his own purposes
Chief of Staff Kochavi reverses predecessor Eisenkot’s freeze on Pattonesque general’s promotion
The appointment of the new IDF spokesman, who worked with Kochavi on multi-year plans, reveals the direction the military will take in the budget fight
In his first public appearance since retiring from the IDF, Gadi Eisenkot says that if Israel doesn't share information on planned terror threats, 'there would be clashes everyday'
Analysis During First 100 Days in Office, Army Chief of Staff Kochavi Demonstrates Restraint Under Fire
Yet he didn’t hesitate to take on a group of paratroop brigade commanders and to publicly disagree with Prime Minister Netanyahu
Even though top military officials praised the program in the past, Israeli army now says integrating women into Armored Corps cannot proceed due to budgetary and personnel reasons
The Israeli army has volunteered, to neither its credit nor ours, to turn itself into a propaganda machine, far exceeding its role. Can new chief of staff be any different to his predecessors?
A wild militaristic orgy is now at its height, as it was back then, following the 1967 Six-Day War
Maj. Gen. (res.) Yitzhak Brik wraps up a decade as army watchdog, having issued divisive reports on the IDF's readiness for war. In an interview with Haaretz, he talks about low motivation, the question of ground forces and 'the worst personnel crisis since 1965'
The people won’t give up on the illusion that the prime minister needs to be the military commander that will pick up the phone at 3 A.M
Kochavi replaces Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, who says he leaves behind 'a fit, prepared and powerful military' ■ Netanyahu welcomes head of army, says he's 'not looking for unnecessary wars'
Gadi Eisenkot has long masked a no-longer secret war with Iran while making it clear to Tehran that all its efforts in Syria have amounted to nothing
The outgoing army chief's term included missteps, But in his major test – his conduct as a public servant who could stand up to politicians who often exerted pressure that was not to the point – Eisenkot came through with honor
In a pre-retirement interview with the New York Times, the IDF Chief of Staff reveals details of the secret battle he fought against Iranian General Qasem Suliemani
Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot was consistently attacked, mostly from the right-wing ■ Despite Trump's contentious Syria comments, U.S. will continue to support Israel's actions against Iran
Since 2015, hate speech against Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot has soared by 712 percent. Between November 2017 and October 2018, 74 percent of online incitement against Eisenkot came from right-wing users
After Yitzhak Brik called the army's preparedness into question, two committees contradicted the army watchdog's assessment despite suggesting to raise the budget to $2.65 billion to upgrade ground forces
Netanyahu invited Brik to discuss the criticism he levelled against the IDF’s ground forces level of readiness for war ■ At the same time the IDF’s General Staff met on the same issue
Gadi Eisenkot, who has stood up resolutely to efforts to pressure him, rebuked politicians in parting words for ‘emotional decisions’
Chief of staff says the idea that West Bank tension must be met by greater force is misguided
Discussions on how to respond split Israel's leadership, with the PM equivocating about the timing and Eisenkot advocating immediate action
Eisenkot, who was a driving force behind Israel’s regional activity no less than Netanyahu, has grown tired of politicians ■ Who likened high-ranking army consultations to ‘a meeting of Peace Now leadership’?
Security coordination across the West Bank continues, but incidents like Israel’s arrests of Palestinian security personnel are stoking tensions ■ The electoral value of photo ops with soldiers hasn’t escaped the new defense minister: Netanyahu
Najmaddin Sadigov is meeting his Israeli counterpart, Gadi Eisenkot and other senior Israeli army officials. The Azeri decision to send the general to Israel is perceived in Jerusalem as a clear message to Iran
Avigdor Lieberman agrees that army ombudsman was incorrect in his report about the IDF's current preparedness for war, but adds that it did provide other valuable information