The Terrorist Defense Force

| January 13, 2015

In 2015, Israel’s military must be prepared for both ground warfare against Islamist extremists and an operation in Iran.

Lunch with Vice Admiral James Foggo

| January 5, 2015

Vice Admiral James G. Foggo, III, U.S. Navy Rear Admiral and 6th Fleet deputy commander, joins the BESA Center for lunch (Sunday, January 4, 2015)

Turmoil in the Eastern Mediterranean: A View from America’s Allies

| November 17, 2014

Watch Prof. Efraim Inbar deliver a speech on the shifting power dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean at the Hudson Institute, Washington DC

Iran Remains the Greatest Challenge in U.S.-Israel Relations

| November 3, 2014

If a “permanent agreement” with Iran fails to guarantee the bare minimum safeguards against Iran’s nuclearization that Israel feels is necessary, the relationship between the U.S. and Israel will truly be put to the test.

Aid to the Palestinians: A Case of Flagrant Discrimination

| October 22, 2014

The disproportionate dispensation of international aid to the Palestinians is discriminatory and biased.

Military and Political Lessons of Operation Protective Edge – BESA Center Conference

| October 1, 2014

On September 29, the BESA Center hosted a public conference on the “Military and Political Lessons of Operation Protective Edge.”

Conference: Military and Political Lessons of Operation Protective Edge (September 29)

| September 23, 2014

Conference on Military and Political Lessons of Operation Protective Edge. Monday, September 29, 2014 at 2:00pm (In Hebrew, with simultaneous English translation)

Happy New Year

| September 22, 2014

The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies   Wishes you and your families a   Happy New Year   May it be a year filled with health, happiness and success       צוות החוקרים, העובדים וההנהלה במרכז בס”א   מאחלים לך ולכל בית ישראל   שנה טובה ומבורכת. שנת שגשוג וצמיחה

Hamas Cheerleaders: Professional Failures of the Western Media in Gaza

| August 13, 2014

Western media coverage of Operation Protective Edge has been marred by deep anti-Israel bias and serious failures, both professional and ethical.

The War With Hamas: Decision Time Approaching

Israel must decide whether it is willing to tolerate a chronic Hamas threat or risk a long, difficult operation to get rid of it.