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avatar Yaakov Lappin
Yaakov Lappin is the Jerusalem Post's military and national security affairs correspondent, and author of The Virtual Caliphate (Potomac Books), which proposes that jihadis on the internet have established a virtual Islamist state.

ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Lappin


November 16, 2017 1:42 pm
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Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody intervention in Syria was instrumental in preserving the brutal Assad regime. Yet Hezbollah's...

October 30, 2017 2:36 pm
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Hamas Rejoins Iran’s Terrorist Axis

Hamas is deepening its ties with Iran and its radical Shiite axis -- and Iranian cash is once again expected to fund Gaza's war preparations and arms...

October 9, 2017 5:06 pm
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Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Escalates Threats as Syria Turns Into Iranian Base

A recent speech by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah contained unusually aggressive statements, calling for the ethnic cleansing of Jews from Israel, and claiming that a future war...

September 20, 2017 11:50 am
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IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel: its cross-border terror tunnels. By 2019, according to Israel Defense Forces (IDF) assessments,...

August 3, 2017 3:14 pm
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How Palestinians and Arabs Incited the Temple Mount Violence

The crisis between Israel and the Palestinians that raged in recent weeks over the Temple Mount holy site in Jerusalem has died down, but the violence provides important...

July 19, 2017 4:08 pm
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Thanks to Russia, Iran’s Lebanese Missile Factories in ‘New and Very Dangerous Phase’

Newly-built Iranian missile factories in Lebanon can produce powerful weapons for Hezbollah -- and are part of a wider trend that could set the region...

June 21, 2017 11:41 am
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Iran Missile Strike Escalates War Between Radical Shiites and Sunnis in Middle East

Iran's recent missile attack on ISIS targets in eastern Syria represents another escalation in the ongoing war between radical Shiites and jihadist Sunnis across the Middle East. Iran,...

June 8, 2017 3:49 pm
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Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Iran’s ‘Preferred Proxy,’ Arming in Gaza

Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), the second largest terrorist army in Gaza, recently issued a video threat stating its willingness to end the three-year truce currently in place with...

May 22, 2017 3:19 pm
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Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues to operate despite being outlawed...

May 3, 2017 11:54 am
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Hamas Wants Quiet as It Prepares for Next Assault on Israel

Strategically, Hamas remains as committed as ever to destroying Israel and toppling the Fatah-run Palestinian Authority. Tactically, however, Hamas is exhibiting pragmatism, and won't rush...

March 20, 2017 6:28 am
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In-House Hezbollah Missile Factories Could Add to Massive Arms Buildup

If accurate, a recent report stating that Iran had constructed underground missile factories for Hezbollah in Lebanon would indicate a disturbing boost in the Shiite terror organization's...

March 14, 2017 8:09 am
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Israel Targets Palestinian Gun Manufacturers

At first glance, the bridal shop in the Palestinian city of Nablus appeared innocuous. But behind the scenes, Israeli intelligence officials says, the store served...

February 20, 2017 7:15 am
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New Hamas Leader Is a Vicious Killer

The election of Yahya Sinwar to lead Hamas in Gaza represents the completion of a lengthy takeover by Hamas' military wing at the expense of its political...

February 8, 2017 7:17 am
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Sunni States’ Military Spending Sprees Could Benefit Radical Islamists

Faced with an array of developing threats to their stability and survival, Sunni Arab states have gone on an unprecedented military spending spree, buying up...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

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