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Moscow vs Jerusalem

Last week I wrote about the end of the fake “honeymoon” period between Moscow and Jerusalem, following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to end an embargo on the sale of S-300 air defence missiles to Iran. The end of the honeymoon period just became a fight – and the disagreement has the potential to get […]

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The end of the fake “honeymoon” between Moscow and Jerusalem

The lifting of Russia’s embargo on exporting S-300 air defence missiles to Iran may be the end of the “honeymoon” in defence relations between Moscow and Jerusalem. In Israel there were many who claimed all along that the “make-believe” good relations served only the Russian side – and it seems that they were right. After […]

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Russia’s ‘present’ for Iran

If and when Israel decides that nothing will stop Iran from making a nuclear bomb, the steps that may be taken will be complicated – especially after Tehran got a “present” from Russia. The present was given as reports coming from Tehran about the so-called agreement with the USA and EU do not have anything […]

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The Russian S-300 missile system in Iranian hands: a “game changer”

The Russian-made S-300 surface-to-air weapon system has been a focus of tension between Israel and Russia for the past few years.  Israel believes it would be a “game changer” if fell into the hands of two countries – Syria and Iran. A few years ago,  Moscow planned to supply the S-300 to Syria, but financial […]

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Tensions high between Russia and Israel over S-300 missiles

Will Israel try to stop a shipment of Russian-made S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Syria by using military force?   It is possible, judging by the exchange of words between Moscow and Jerusalem in recent days. Russia will supply the S-300s to Syria, despite all Israeli requests to cancel the deal. In response, Israel has indicated […]

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Israeli sensors search for the S-300 in Syria

Israel may act to stop any attempt to transfer Russian-made S-300 surface-to-air missiles from Syria to Lebanon. Such a scenario is possible if the Assad regime in Syria feels it is losing control of the country in a future phase of its civil war.According to reliable sources, at least one shipment of Russian-made S-300 missiles […]

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Checkmate – the ECM war

This has become a war of the mind.A threat is exposed and someone wants to counter it – this principle is not new. What is new is the pace. This war has become a rollercoaster – and this speed results in very advanced defence systems.Israel has succeeded in persuading Moscow not to sell the S-300 […]

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