Dani Asher

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Brig.- Gen. (res.) Dr. Dani (Daniel) Asher is a military historian<br/>and researcher, who specializes in the Arab military operations and the Arab-Israeli wars.

The First War of the 21st Century

In his book "Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story," Matti Friedman illustrates the period in Southern Lebanon during the 1990s when, according to him, the elements of modern warfare were created

IDF Armored Corps in exercise (Photo: IDF)

Modern Solution for Past Problems

The Israeli defense industries invest in the development of cutting-edge antitank weapons – not necessarily for the purpose of engaging armored elements. The lessons learned during the Yom-Kippur War of 1973 are currently implemented in the context of the IDF's asymmetrical confrontations

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Multicopters in the Service of Terrorism

They are cheap, easy to operate, are not subject to any regulation or control and readily available in the civilian market. From innocent toys, multicopters have become tools in the hands of terrorist organizations, including ISIS, Hamas and Hezbollah

The US Army's High Energy Laser Technology Demonstrator (Photo: US Army)

US Military Presents: The Return of the Laser

The USA initiated the development of a Laser-based missile defense system as far back as 1983. In recent years, the US military has had some significant accomplishments in this field and intends to mount high-power lasers on small platforms

Exodus in Reverse

Dr. Yagil Henkin's study expands the perspective of the 1956 Suez War and regards it as a key point in the history of the Middle East and the on-going conflict between the Arab countries and Israel

Deep Inside Enemy Territory

The book by Maj. Gen. (res.) Dr. Chaim Nadel analyzes the special operations staged by the IDF between the Six-Day War and the Yom-Kippur War

A Requiem for the Syrian Army?

The book by Col. (res.) Pesach Malovany attempts to closely examine the history of the Syrian Army, with the emphasis placed on the confrontation with Israel. The result is expansive in its scope and in the profoundness of its probing into the depths of the Syrian defense system, but is also overloaded with details

Sailing the Waves of the Past

A book by Rear-Admiral  (res.) Ze’ev Almog provides a glimpse into the history of the Navy and an inside look from the perspective of someone who was there all along