8 articles tagged "Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz"
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IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz
Damascus, Hizballah jack up threats on Israel in absence of Obama-Netanyahu coordination on Syria
DEBKAfile Special Report September 2, 2013, 11:00 PM (GMT+02:00)

Senior IDF circles are concerned by the unrealistic mood of the country on New Year’s eve as though Israel and the US were fully coordinated on Syria and Hizballah and the danger of Syria repeating its chemical attack – this time on Israel – had receded. In fact, since US President Barack Obama aborted the US strike on Syria, Damascus and Hizballah have stepped up their threats to attack Israel in the coming weeks, prompting a warning from Netanyahu that “Anyone wishing to do us harm should know what awaits him.”

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Disused Military Outposts on Syrian Border Opened up and Manned
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 3, 2013, 12:31 AM (GMT+02:00)

The thousands of Israeli military reservists rushed to the Syrian and Lebanese borders this week were told they would take part in a drill starting next Sunday. In fact, they opened up the border outposts and other facilities which had been shuttered for years and reactivated them as backing for ...

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Binyamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama
Why Is Israel Talking again about a Solo Strike on Iran?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 18, 2013, 11:47 PM (GMT+02:00)

Israel’s leaders are again talking about a unilateral strike on Iran after discovering that contrary to US reports, its nuclear program has picked up speed and after watching the tame US handling of the Korean crisis.

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The US and Israel Unsheathed Their First Claws for Iran – in Gaza
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 23, 2012, 4:11 AM (GMT+02:00)

The Hamas brought the Israeli offensive down on the Gaza Strip by pushing out the military envelope too far against Israel while it was still the weakest cog in Iran’s radical terror machine. When Obama learned of Khamenei’s design to convert the Gaza Strip into Iran’s southern front, he ...

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Netanyahu: I won’t let Israel face an Iranian atomic threat
DEBKAfile Special Report July 31, 2012, 9:51 PM (GMT+02:00)

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, July 31, that he hasn’t yet reached a decision on attacking Iran, but added: “The ayatollahs have inscribed Israel’s destruction on their banner.” He stressed his personal commitment “not to permit Israel to come under Iranian atomic threat.”
Netanyahu spoke shortly before US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said upon landing in Israel that he is not going to discuss potential attack plans with Israeli leaders – only “various contingencies and how we would respond.”

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Barack Obama
Israel: We Are Not the Bully on the Block
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 8, 2012, 12:31 AM (GMT+02:00)

 

Not all is dandy in the cyber war collaboration between the US and Israel. Since Stuxnet, Iran has made strides in its cyber war capabilities and attained a level largely unknown to Western intelligence.

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Binyamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama
Obama Has Three More Months to Stop Iran’s Nuclear Progress before Israel Strikes
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 22, 2012, 11:51 PM (GMT+02:00)

After Binyamin Netanyahu was assured of an inner cabinet majority for a strike on Iran, he sent Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz to Washington with a clear timeline for attacking Iran. Three months are left to stop Iran’s nuclearization in its tracks, after which Israel will strike.

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Israel's Military See Unavoidable Border Flare-ups in June
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 20, 2011, 3:25 AM (GMT+02:00)

Israeli intelligence reports that young West Bank Palestinians are fired up by the Arab Revolt in other countries and preparing riotous disturbances against Israel. They may be timed to coincide with the next round of mass incursions planned by Syria, Hizballah and Hamas across Israel's borders.

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