Israel

Never Mind…

David Fulghum over at Aviation Week is one of the capital’s top-notch defense reporters, although the lede on his latest story might leave you scratching your flight helmet:

Evidence is mounting that the U.S. defense community and the Obama administration view 2013 as the likely window for a bombing attack on Iran’s nuclear and

Stuxnet Just Died

The wily computer code has died, only weeks after the New York Times told us, not amid its birth announcements, that it was the bastard child of the U.S. and Israel.

Designed to screw up Iran’s nuclear centrifuges, the software – which ultimately made its way into 130,000 computers around the world – contained a couple of …

I were an Israeli leader, I think I’d have trouble coordinating with the United States government about something like [a military attack on Iran] for fear it would be leaked…The last thing you want to do is put your air forces in jeopardy by having it telegraphed that that’s something you’re doing. And if you tried to coordinate with this Administration, I would think that there is at least a reasonable chance that it would leak out, so I would anticipate that a responsible Israeli government, given the relationship, would very likely have to make a decision on their own and proceed.

One Private, Two Armies

Daniel Houten is in basic training to become an infantryman in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning, Ga. Nothing unusual about another 11 Bravo – except that he recently finished an 18-month tour with the Israeli Defence Forces. The heck with generals and colonels weighing each army’s pluses and minuses – let’s talk to someone who …

Fallout from Iran’s Nuke Push

Nuclear contagion seems to be threatening to spread in the world’s tinderbox: the Persian Gulf region. Spurred by Iran’s continued push for nuclear weapons (at least according to Western intelligence agencies and …

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