Joint Exercises are a Good Start

The Pentagon has leaked that US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz will discuss joint military exercises for destroying the Iranian nuclear weapons program. This is an excellent way to begin to restore US military deterrence vis-a-vis Iran. This also signals that the US is partnering with Israel not justContinue reading “Joint Exercises are a Good Start”

The US Shifts Paradigm

The Pentagon has leaked that US officials and visiting Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz will discuss different military options on Iran and joint US-Israeli military exercises in preparation for destroying the Iranian nuclear weapons program. This is aptly described as the worst-case scenario for Iran.  It is certainly welcome that the US government has returnedContinue reading “The US Shifts Paradigm”

Arming the SDF with Heavy Weapons will Shorten Israel’s Next War

The main problem with a joint IDF-SDF strategic operation in Syria and Lebanon following Hezbollah’s upcoming massive missile assault on urban Israel will be the slow pace of the advancement of the SDF (Syrian Democratic Forces) due to its lack of heavy weapons, particularly tanks and artillery. While the SDF is highly motivated and theContinue reading “Arming the SDF with Heavy Weapons will Shorten Israel’s Next War”