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Pollard Out of Danger

He has returned to jail, “home” for the past 30 years.

Iran Bombs ISIS in Iraq

The good side of the Islamic State is that radical jihadists are killing each other.

Pollard Turned Down Escape Plan, Says His Mossad Contact

Pollard opted for asylum – and ended up in jail.

Exposé: US Blocked All Defense Shipments to Israel in Middle of War

The temporary blockade may cause a major shift away from Israelis dependence on Uncle Sam.

Pentagon Says War against ISIS ‘To Take a Long time”

The war against the Islamic State (ISIS) is not going to be solved with a few aerial bombing raids but “is going to take...

9/11 Yanked the Veil From my Eyes: Evil Exists; We Must Stop It

It's a cliché, but nonetheless true that 9/11 changed my life. There is evil in the world. Our grandparents were right.

Netanyahu: Hamas Mistaken to Think Israel Lacks Unity, Determination or Fortitude

PM Netanyahu warns Hamas terrorists not to underestimate Israel’s ability to hold out under any ‘war of attrition’ the group might attempt.

Obama Holds Up Weapons Transfer to Israel

An imminent delivery of Hellfire missiles set to arrive in Israel from the US has been held up by the White House.

Too Little, Too Late? US Special Forces Arrive in Iraq

US Special Forces arrived today in Iraq to assist the military in fighting Sunni Muslim ISIL terrorists who have overrun the country.

Pentagon Defends Jordan Valley Pullout: No Worries When ISIS Invades Jordan

Israel and the US disagree over the crisis in Iraq, but the Pentagon insists Israel should trust the US to form a plan for the Jordan Valley.

Pentagon Allows Kippa and Beard If They Don’t Endanger a Mission

The Pentagon made clear in an order that troops may accommodate religious beliefs in their garb or grooming as long as it does not...

Pentagon Official: U.S. Still Considering Drone Sale to Turkey

U.S. sales of drones to Turkey are still under consideration. “The United States continues to work through our approach to exporting unmanned systems to our...

US Suspends Delivery of F-16s to Egypt Due to Political Turmoil

Under a deal entered into between the U.S. and Egypt in 2010, the U.S. was supposed to deliver an additional four F-16 Fighter Jets this summer. The Pentagon announced that President Obama decided to delay delivery of the planes because of Egyptian unrest.

State of Unreadiness

Ghe Iran nuclear problem is not one that can be dealt with via a small, pinpoint strike, in a matter of only minutes on target.

Pentagon Asking Congress to Sell Israel 1,725 Bunker Busters

The BLU-109 is a so-called bunker buster, designed to “defeat an enemy’s most critical and hardened targets.

Pentagon Defends Operation Pillar of Defense

Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Warren issued a statement on behalf of the United States backing Israel's decision to conduct targeted attacks against sources of terror against civilians in the south of the country.

Panetta: Iran Diplomacy Window Still Open, Israel Won’t Strike

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said at the Pentagon news conference on Tuesday that he doesn't believe that Israel has made a decision to attack Iran's nuclear sites, adding that international sanctions are increasing pressure on Iran to make concessions, the Pentagon has announced. Negotiations with Iran have stalled, with the latter still refusing to give the global powers access to all its nuclear facilities.

Dr. Tawfik Hamid on the Situation in Egypt

Yishai is joined by Dr. Tawfik Hamid, an Egyptian alternative thinker to talk about the situation in Egypt and in the Sinai.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance and Traditional Coconut Pyramids

Here's the text that accompanies this image on the Pentagon-run website DefenseImagery.mil: "During the Holocaust Days of Remembrance U.S. Air Force Capt. Jennifer McGee, with the 12th Contracting Squadron, helps Madison Angelito and Alex Barner make coconut pyramids, a traditional Jewish dessert, at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas." There are Days of Remembrance? More than one? Needs checking. Also: traditional Jewish coconut pyramids? Whose tradition? Help...

Report: House Armed Services Committee Proposes Additional $680 Million for Iron Dome

The Washington Post quoted a Republican congressional aide as saying that the House Armed Services Committee will propose the increase when it convenes next week to formulate the 2013 fiscal year's defense budget. There are currently four operational and actively deployed Iron Dome batteries in Israel, but "at least ten" are needed to defend the whole country.

US Requesting Extra Funding for Israel’s ‘Iron Dome,’ Obama Gaining Praise

The Pentagon will ask Congress for additional funds for the "Iron Dome" missile shields for Israel, based on their success in intercepting rockets launched from Gaza. Coming one day after drawing fire for his open-mic remarks, President Obama is winning points from pro-Israel Congress members for his increased support. Rafael, which manufactures the Domes systems, just reported $111 million in net earnings for 2011.

Panetta: We Can Hit Iran Harder Than Israel

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told the National Journal on Thursday: "If they (Israel) decided to do it, there's no question that it would have...

Did Iran’s Warships Actually Visit Syria This Week?

Did Iran's warships actually visit Syria this past week as was widely reported, or did was that Iranian disinformation?

US Assesses Military Options For Syria

Report cites two senior administration officials who say the Pentagon and the US Central Command are performing the review.

Another US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in the Persian Gulf Region

Pentagon says deployment of USS Carl Vinson is "routine".

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