DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 7, 2016
US Vice President Joe Biden will start his five-day Middle East tour in Israel Tuesday, March 8, by presenting the multibillion financial and defense aid package promised by the Obama administration to redress the imbalance in Israeli security generated by the nuclear deal with Iran. debkafile’s sources report that Prime Minister’s Binyamin Netanyahu was quietly tipped by Biden’s close circle that he may decide to use the handover of this package as the opening shot of his run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 3, 2016
Israel has decided to slash its order for the US F-35 fighters from 50 to 14, preferring to switch to two squadrons of F-15 Silent Eagles as better able to evade Russian radar systems in Syria.
DEBKAfile Special Report April 23, 2013
Israel’s chief of staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz warned Monday, April 22, that tribal and ethnic warfare on the scale of Afghanistan awaited Syria. debkafile: Two heavily armed Hizballah combat brigades are fighting for Bashar Assad south of Homs.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 16, 2010
Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak have made a big deal about the security benefits they say Barak Obama is offering for a second, 90-day moratorium on settlement construction. However the delivery date of the second lot of 20 F-35 stealth warplanes is 2020 – ten years from now! So how will they help Israel stand up to current security threats from Iran, Hizballah, Syria and Hamas? The Obama letter of commitment is meanwhile delayed.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 13, 2010
Prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu convened his inner cabinet Saturday night, March 12, to discuss the spiraling crisis with Washington and his first response.
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