Holding the line at Nablus Gate, Jerusalem
Curfews, IPs cutoffs may rein in Palestinian terror
Rampant Palestinian street terror and Israeli Arab disturbances are effectively orchestrated through cell phones and social media which spread incitement and misinformation.
Oct 10, 2015, 8:04 PM (IDT)
Moscow Launches Electronic War from Syria
Russian electronic warfare system in Syria can block all US aerial, naval and ground activity.
The Uyghur Factor in the Syrian War
Russian forces seek out and destroy Chechens; Chinese arrive to combat Uyghur jhadists.
Putin Aims to Capture Mosul as well as Raqqa
Evicting ISIS from Mosul as well as Raqqa would give Russia a foothold in Iraq.
Russian Su-25 Frogfoot fighter-bombers in Syria
DEBKAfile Special Report Oct 9, 2015, 10:32 PM (IDT)

Uncertainty hangs over Moscow’s intentions regarding its air force flights near the Israel’s Golan  border – even after two days of discussions ended in Tel Aviv Thursday, Oct. 8 between the Russian Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Nikolay Bogdanovsky and his Israeli counterpart Maj. Gen. Yair Golan. 

Stabbing attack in Jerusalem
DEBKAfile Special Report Oct 8, 2015, 3:39 PM (IDT)

Binyamin Netanyahu and Moshe Ya’alon seemed to believe that an order to Jewish cabinet ministers and Knesset members Thursday, Oct. 8, to stop visiting Temple Mount would be the winning step for de-escalating the current Palestinian rock-throwing, firebomb and stabbing rampage. They were wrong. 

Palestinian riot in Issawiyeh, Jerusalem
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis Oct 7, 2015, 4:17 PM (IDT)

The Palestinians further stoked their anti-Israel assaults Wednesday. Oct. 7, with three stabbing attacks in the space of a few hours, firebombs reaching the main Israeli Highway No. 6 connecting the north to the south, and stone-throwing riots around Ramallah, Hebron and Gush Etzion. Prime Minister Netanyahu cancelled his trip to Berlin to deal with the crisis.


Russia Moskva missile cruiser off Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Oct 5, 2015, 2:18 PM (IDT)

Russia’s deputy chief of staff, Gen. Nikolay Bogdanovsky, with a large military delegation, arrives in Israel for a two-day visit Tuesday, Oct. 6, to discuss coordination between the two militaries. Friday, the Russian Defense ministry announced the surprise deployment of Navy cruiser, the Moskva, armed with 64 advanced anti-aircraft missiles S-300 ship-to-air missiles opposite the Syrian coastal town of Latakia.



DEBKAfile Special Report Jun 14, 2015

If the breach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was conducted by hackers linked to China, as suspected, the secrets of an estimated 41 million US federal employees were laid bare in what may have been the biggest data base theft in cyber history. debkafile: That breach is still ongoing.  More malware is buried in the OPM’s infrastructure, ready for a remote signal from the hackers’ command and control centers working for China.


DEBKAfile Special Report May 5, 2015
Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, Texas

The two gunmen who Sunday, May 3, tried - and failed - to shoot up an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, northeast of Dallas, sounded a wakeup call for US counter-terrorism agencies. Both homegrown Islamists were shot dead. The incident betrayed the “human intelligence” weakness of US and Western agencies – a shortage of undercover agents to mingle in communities which may produce terrorists.

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Feb 23, 2015

DarkNet is the hidden bottom floor of the legal, public worldwide web. Extensively used by sophisticated criminal organizations and spooks, it conducts a lively trade in stolen official data, false identities, fake credit cards, firearms and ammo, human traffic and biological and chemical weapons. Also found there are hard porno, materials for pedophiles and snuff videos. 

DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis Jan 26, 2015
The Quad Copter that landed in White House grounds

The crash of a drone in the White House grounds Sunday night, Jan. 25, pointed to the absence of an electromagnetic perimeter fence. Its jammers would emit “white noise” to block off the communications links and command and control capacities of the smartphones and unmanned aerial vehicles serving a would-be assailant planning an attack by a tiny, armed drone.

IDF raid of Nablus in pursuit of terrorists
DEBKAfile Special Report Oct 3, 2015

Amid a wave of terror that has hit Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria,which has already resulted in the murder of four Israelis, it is necessary to point a finger at some senior IDF officers and members of the Israeli security establishment as partially responsible. The decision by IDF Chief of Staff Gady Eisenkot to reduce the number of IDF forces in Judea and Samaria so as to detach them for other missions was a serious error, which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon mistakenly approved.


Chinese Air Force J-15 fighter bomber
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Oct 2, 2015

Russia’s military intervention is expanding radically. debkafile reveals two new related developments: Chinese J-15 fighter bombers will soon join the Russian air campaign over Syria, taking off from the Liaoning-CV-16 aircraft carrier; and, moreover, Iraq has given Moscow the use of the Al Taqaddum Air Base at Habbaniyah, 74 km west of Baghdad - both as a way station for the Russian air corridor to Syria and as a launching-pad for bombing missions against ISIS forces and infrastructure in northern Iraq and northern Syria.

Russian warplanes head for missions over Syria
DEBKAfile Special Report Sep 30, 2015

That Russia launched its first air strikes in Syria Wednesday, Sept. 30 was confirmed by the Russian Defense Ministry in Moscow and criticized by US officials. Moscow stressed that it acted in support of Bashar Assad’s war on the Islamic State, assisted by other foreign powers including Iran and Iraq. They were working together from an allied command center in Baghdad. The Russian communiqués did not indicate which organizations were bombed around Homs and Hama.. 

Su-34 advanced strike plane
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis Sep 29, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin is concerned about Israel’s repeated attacks in Syria, he said, after  talking for an hour and-a-half with President Barack Obama earlyTuesday, Sept. 29, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. This was Putin’s warning to Israel to keep its hands of Syria, after the IDF’s powerful Tamuz rockets hit back for Syrian rocket fire. While Israel has signaled it would not permit an Iranian-Syrian-Hizballah terror base to operate from the Syrian Golan, the Russian leader refuses to tolerate Israeli counter-terror operations because they weaken Bashar Assad.


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