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Nov 12, 2018, 9:16 PM
Where is Mr. Security?
Prime Minister Netanyahu was elected and has remained in power for so many years because of his perceived hawkish and uncompromising views on Israel's national security. He has maintained peace and security for Israel’s citizens near the Syrian and...
Aug 9, 2018, 9:37 AM
Gaza Ceasefire Collapsing — Who’s Responsible?
Less than a week ago Israeli, Egyptian, and Hamas officials all expressed optimism about a possible long-term cease fire being reached between Israel and Hamas. Even Hamas acknowledged that the Egyptian and UN-mediated talks were in “advanced stages” and...
Jul 3, 2018, 8:07 AM
Refugees and Security: Israel’s Dilemma in Southwest Syria
Israel is bracing for any scenario in the areas just east and southeast of the Golan Heights, as it expects heavy fighting between the Assad regime and rebels in the Dara’a province to continue. Syrian and Russian efforts to...
May 28, 2018, 7:30 AM
Israel’s Strategy for Maneuvering in Syria
The situation in Syria is drastically changing to the benefit of Israel, and the interests of Russia and Iran are beginning to diverge to a point where Russia is now more willing to accommodate Israeli security needs and interests....
May 23, 2018, 9:55 PM
Local and Regional Implications of the Great March of Return
With the Great March of return having fizzled out after the bloodiest day in Israeli-Palestinian relations since 2014’s Operation Protective Edge, another high-casualty conflict or possibly even the breakout of war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza was avoided....
Daniel Bucksbaum received his BA at Western Michigan University, where he studied political science and Arabic. He specializes in Israeli and Middle Eastern affairs, and has previously written op-ed articles for the Jerusalem Post.