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Past articles by DanRaviv:

Yuval Noah Harari Caved in to Putin. Why Is He Preaching at Protests Against Netanyahu?

The Organizers of the Protest Against the Legislative Coup Erred in Inviting Prof. Yuval Noah Harari to Speak at the Central Tel Aviv Rally on Saturday Night. “ → Read More

Yuval Noah Harari Caved in to Putin. Why Is He Preaching at Protests Against Netanyahu?

The organizers of the protest against the legislative coup erred in inviting Prof. Yuval Noah Harari to speak at the central Tel Aviv rally on Saturday night. “Democracy is under threat, in Israel and in other countries throughout the world," Harari said. → Read More

Is the IDF About to Fall Apart on the Eve of Another Intifada?

The growing number of people refusing to serve, letters of protest and officers’ lack of desire to have an army career are all raising concerns about the very near future of the IDF → Read More

If Israel Doesn't Talk With the Palestinians, Home Demolitions Are a Useless ‘Micro-tactic’

The efficacy of sealing and demolishing homes as a deterrent to terrorism has been debated since the occupation began. The judicial system is also divided but has always approved cabinet decisions, even though they are a form of collective punishment → Read More

First Test for Israel’s New Defense Chiefs: Restraining Far-right Leaders Before Ramadan

The West Bank is on the verge of an explosion – and the dramatic increase in terror attacks and shootings attests to that. With Ramadan and Passover approaching, even the smallest incident could set it all ablaze → Read More

How Terrorists Flood Israel With Drugs – and Why

In the past year, the extent of drug smuggling through Israel’s borders has doubled. Terror groups are involved in the drug trade, and Israel hasn’t exactly been idle, either → Read More

The Israeli Spy Mission to Torpedo Iraq's Nuclear Project

In the 1970s Israel conducted a worldwide espionage operation to halt the construction of a nuclear reactor in Iraq. More than 40 years later, a Mossad veteran reveals the details → Read More

The Israeli-made COVID Vaccine Failed Miserably. Meet the ‘Delusional’ Mastermind Behind It

Has Prof. Shmuel Shapira – the former head of the Israel Institute for Biological Research – joined the conspiratorial wave of COVID-deniers? → Read More

'This Is a Story That Should Be a Warning to All Dictators'

Exactly 33 years ago, the brutal regime of Romania's Nicolae Ceausescu came crashing down. A look at his personality and the waning days of his rule may teach us something about what the future could hold → Read More

What Will Brussels Do?

The European Union is left with very few options, if it decides to take action against Israel → Read More

Israel Gives Ukraine Intelligence on Iran via NATO

NATO sources tell 'Haaretz' some of the intel is on the Iranian drones plaguing Ukrainian civilians and infrastructure → Read More

'Iranian Cyberattack Is Improving Amazingly – but They Have Made Many Mistakes'

Dr. Gil David, formerly of a cyber unit in the Prime Minister's Office, explains how Iranian cyber operations against Israel have come a long way → Read More

Kochavi, the IDF Abandoned Its Principles on Your Watch. Now You Speak Out?

A good chief of staff makes it clear from the start that he won’t tolerate violence against Palestinians and left-wing activists, not after turning a blind eye for four years → Read More

At the Qatar World Cup, the Only Iranian Attacks Will Be on the Pitch

Despite Israel's perplexing suggestion to the contrary, Qatar knows how to protect itself and Iran has proved repeatedly that it is very cautious in its conduct → Read More

World Cup 2022: Could Iran Attack the Games? Behind Israel's Rash Warning

Despite Israel's perplexing suggestion, Qatar knows how to protect itself and Iran has proved repeatedly that it is very cautious in its conduct → Read More

Likud Officials Met Representatives of Far-right, Antisemitic Romanian Party Officially Boycotted by Israel

The Romanian party, which the Likud formally opposes, calls for an alliance with Russia, supports the annexation of Hungarian territory and dreams of returning Romania to its 'glorious' past during WWII, when it collaborated with Nazi Germany → Read More

Under U.S. Pressure, Israel Funded ‘Strategic Materials’ for Ukraine

European diplomats say the Biden administration demanded Israel expand its aid to Kyiv ■ The sources say Israel is also covertly aiding Ukraine with intelligence → Read More

The Shin Bet Must Put an End to the Rabin Conspiracy Theory

Historical amnesia abets those who want to use the canard about Yitzhak Rabin’s murder to eliminate the security service’s unit to fight Jewish terror → Read More

Netanyahu’s Déjà Vu: To Bomb or Not to Bomb Iran?

The U.S. won't tolerate an Israeli effort to drag it into an Israeli-led military strike against Iran, so the question is whether Netanyahu will have the courage to act alone → Read More

The People of Israel Have Spoken

Now We Are at the Excuses and Trading Blame Stage – and There Is a Lot of It. Merav Michaeli, the Chairwoman of the Labor Party, Refused to Unite With Meretz. B → Read More