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June 19, 2018

Cybersecurity
The Theft and Reuse of Advanced Offensive Cyber Weapons Pose A Growing Threat

Almost exactly a year ago, North Korea and Russia reused a vulnerability stolen from the U.S. government to conduct the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks. Is the theft and reuse of vulnerabili…

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January 17, 2018

Israel
Is Israel’s International Isolation Diminishing?

Votes against Israel at the United Nations over the decades seem to indicate it is a pariah nation, but the country’s expanding bilateral ties tell a different story.

Adnan Abidi/Reuters

May 6, 2011

Israel
The End of the "Peace Process"

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal (R) talks with President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during their meeting in Cairo May 4, 2011. (Ho New/Courtesy Reuters) The agreement between Fatah and Hamas marks the end of a l…

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal (R) talks with President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during their meeting in Cairo May 4, 2011.

April 18, 2017

Global
A Conversation With Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman discusses insights from behavioral economics.

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January 29, 2016

Israel
Cyber Week in Review: January 29, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Press speculation gives misleading account of attack on Israel Electric Authority. Israel’s E…

Lightning strikes over a power station during a storm in the city of Ashkelon, Israel, October 28, 2015. Reports this week that the Israeli power grid had been hacked turned out to be false. (Amir Cohen/Reuters)

March 10, 2015

Cybersecurity
Guest Post: Is the Sony Hack the Dawn of Cyber Deterrence?

Ram Levi is the CEO of Konfidas, a cybersecurity consulting firm, and a Senior Fellow at the Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security. He formerly served as the secretary of the Is…

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May 3, 2012

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Syria’s Cease-fire Tatters, Former Israeli Security Officials Speak out on Iran

Significant Middle East Developments Syria. The United Nations announced today that the three-week old truce in Syria "is not holding." Major General Robert Mood, chief of the UN Supervision Mission…

Israel's defense minister Ehud Barak sits across from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on April 29, 2012 (Ronen Zvulun/Courtesy Reuters).