Israel Brief July 7, 2013: Israeli jet fighter crashes into sea, pilot and navigator eject safely

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Israeli jet fighter crashes into sea, pilot and navigator eject safely

Source: JTA, 7-7-13

The pilot and navigator of an Israeli Air Force fighter jet that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea ejected safely….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief May 22, 2013: Amid Syria tensions, IAF chief Amir Eshel says ‘surprise war’ a threat

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Amid Syria tensions, IAF chief says ‘surprise war’ a threat

Source: Jerusalem Post, 5-22-13

Maj.-Gen. Eshel says S-300 missile defense system “on the way” to Syria from Russia; hints that advanced platform could embolden Assad; Gantz: The IDF is facing a substantial threat of a multi-arena conflict….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief May 5, 2013: Second weekend airstrike on Syrian target blamed on Israel

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Second weekend airstrike on Syrian target blamed on Israel

Source: JTA, 5-5-13

An airstrike on a military research center in Syria, the second attack on Israel’s northern neighbor in three days, is being blamed on Israel….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief May 5, 2013: Intelligence official in Mideast confirms Israel has launched 2nd Syria airstrike

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Intelligence official in Mideast confirms Israel has launched 2nd airstrike 

Source: Washington Post, 5-5-13

Intelligence official in Mideast confirms Israel has launched 2nd airstrike this week in Syria….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief May 4, 2013: Israel bombs Hezbollah-bound missiles in Syria: official

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Israel bombs Hezbollah-bound missiles in Syria: official

Source: Reuters, 5-4-13

Lacking a side to support in its northern neighbor’s civil war, and worried about inadvertently fuelling escalation, Israel has exercised restraint. Its government did not formally confirm Friday’s air strike, which was disclosed to Reuters….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief April 25, 2013: Israel shoots down unmanned aerial vehicle near Haifa

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Israel shoots down unmanned aerial vehicle near Haifa

Source: JTA, 4-25-13

Israel’s Air Force shot down an unmanned aircraft off the coast of Haifa….READ MORE »

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