Andrei AKULOV: Israel boasts a broad repertoire of standoff weapons, along with highly advanced electronic warfare systems and enhanced cyber capabilities. Nevertheless, the S-300 in Syria is a deterrent to be reckoned with.
A tweet from the IDF thanking Nikki Haley for her “unwavering support” for Israel has sparked an avalanche of snarky comments, with many pointing out that Haley was supposed to be the US, not Israeli, envoy to the UN.
A complaint has been filed at the International Criminal Court against France over nuclear tests conducted in the South Pacific.
Recognizing the illegally-annexed Golan Heights as part of Israel would be a violation of UN Security Council resolutions, Russia’s foreign minister has said, in an apparent rebuke to an appeal made by Israel’s prime minister.
Sales of US military equipment to foreign governments have jumped 33 percent compared to the previous year’s total, a US administration official says.