The handshake on the White House lawn, between Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser Arafat, as part of the Oslo accords, overseen by US president Bill Clinton, September 13, 1993. (Wikipedia)

Senior MEPIN Fellow Yitzhak Sokoloff’s article in the Times of Israel today looks beyond the carnage that overwhelms us and asks what price today’s Israelis are willing to pay to truly defeat Hamas. Read Sokoloff’s article HERE.

In addition, please read Lt. Col. (res.) Sarit Zehavi’s notes from the north. Sarit is the founder and President of Alma, the go-to think tank on Iran’s northern border of Lebanon and Syria.

I am on their international advisory board, and their work with open-source intelligence is extraordinary. You should follow the Alma Research and Education Center to understand the situation in the north.

In an upcoming MEPIN post, I will share insights from my conversation with former Defense Minister and Chief of Staff of the IDF, Moshe Bogie Ya’alon. 


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