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Yaakov Lappin is a research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. He specializes in Israel’s defense establishment, military affairs, and the Middle Eastern strategic environment.

ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Lappin / JNS.org

September 2, 2022 4:35 pm

Israel’s Gray-Zone Campaign in Syria Makes Iran ‘Feel Pursued’

  JNS.org - The reported Israeli airstrikes targeting Iranian weapons transfers at Aleppo International Airport and in the Damascus area are part of a long-standing Israeli campaign...

April 5, 2022 8:34 am

Israeli-American Naval Medical Personnel Drill Sets Up ‘Hospital at Sea’

JNS.org - A 10-day, large-scale American-Israeli navy drill recently included joint activities by medical personnel from both fleets, including the setting up of a hospital...

March 28, 2022 8:22 am

IDF Colonel: ‘Without Computing, Software and Data, Accurate Combat Isn’t Possible’

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces’ Center of Computing and Information Systems, known by its Hebrew acronym Mamram, is essential for every modern function played...

March 24, 2022 9:08 am

Gazan Terror Groups Attempt to ‘Hitch a Ride’ on Beersheva Terror Attack

JNS.org - The deadly car ramming and knife stabbing spree carried out in Beersheva on Tuesday by Muhammad Abu Al-Kiyan, a 34-year-old Bedouin Israeli man...

March 15, 2022 8:29 am

Israeli-Made Autonomous Helicopters Gather Intelligence for Multiple Clients

JNS.org - Israeli-made autonomous helicopters by the Steadicopter company are gathering intelligence for multiple clients. The company, which recently unveiled a new type of unmanned helicopter,...

March 10, 2022 9:34 am

IDF’s Fight Against Sinai Drug Smugglers Is Also Linked to Security

JNS.org - In recent years, the Israel Defense Forces have stepped up its operations to disrupt the illegal trafficking of narcotics from the Sinai Peninsula...

March 9, 2022 9:33 am

IDF Adapts Its Capabilities to Deal With ‘Pandemic of Iranian UAVs’

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces is dealing with a growing “epidemic” of Iranian-made unmanned aerial vehicles, senior Israeli military officials cautioned on Monday. The message...

February 24, 2022 9:25 am

Video Provides Rare Glimpse Into Hezbollah’s Entrenchment in Southern Syria

JNS.org - Early on Wednesday, the Syrian Arab Army reported that the Israel Defense Forces fired a number of surface-to-surface missiles from the Golan Heights at...

February 16, 2022 10:27 am

Houthis and Hezbollah are Learning War-Fighting Techniques From One Another

JNS.org - Hezbollah operatives are present in Yemen, assisting the Houthis by giving them military knowledge and training, while in turn learning lessons from the...

February 8, 2022 9:55 am

Israel’s Future Submarines Seen as Key Development Towards Regional Naval Ascendency

JNS.org - The announcement on Jan. 20 by the Israeli Defense Ministry and Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems of the procurement of three new advanced submarines for...

January 24, 2022 9:26 am

By Targeting Civilian Ships, Iran ‘Had Last Word’ in Sea Shadow War With Israel

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has played a crucial role in Israel’s ongoing shadow war against Iran, but the events of the past months indicate...

January 21, 2022 9:34 am

IDF Commander: War Drill Has ‘Significantly Improved Readiness’ for Combat Against Hezbollah

JNS.org - A war drill conducted by the Israel Defense Forces’ 74th armored battalion in the Golan Heights has significantly improved its readiness for combat...

January 14, 2022 9:27 am

Israeli High-Tech Company Sets Global Standard for Vehicle Safety Checks

JNS.org - Israel is well-known for being the Mediterranean Silicon Wadi—a hub of high-tech startups that attract mammoth foreign investment—but what is less recognized is...

January 5, 2022 9:34 am

New Heavy Lift Helicopters Seen as ‘Milestone’ in Strengthening IDF’s Future Capabilities

JNS.org - The signing of a Letter of Agreement between Israel and the US on Dec. 30 for the purchase of 12 Lockheed Martin-Sikorsky-made heavy...


Over 250,000 Men Left Russia to Avoid Mobilization

i24 News – More than 250,000 people left Russia after President Vladimir Putin announced "partial" mobilization of reservists to reinforce troops in Ukraine, according to sources. A governmental source confirmed this...


Lebanon Expects US Mediator Offer for Maritime Border with Israel within Da...

Lebanon expects a written offer from US mediator Amos Hochstein concerning the demarcation of a maritime border with Israel by...

Middle East

Iran Says US Attempting to Use Unrest to Weaken Country

Iran faced more international criticism on Monday over the death of a woman in police custody which triggered nationwide protests, after Tehran accused the United States of using the unrest...


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