israeli military chief

IDF tanks along the Gaza border

Israeli military is watching the war in Ukraine closely - analysis

The IDF will study footage released on social media as well as all the military power being used by both sides in order to better prepare for the next war that it will be engaged in.

The IDF Chief of Staff’s paycheck revealed in new defense report

A new finance report indicates that wages in the defense system are high relative to the average wage in the economy.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Gadi Eisenkot (L), and Aviv Kochavi (R), January 15th, 2019

What are the top five challenges facing Aviv Kochavi, the IDF's new chief?

From Iran to Gaza, haredim to Netanayhu, what will incoming IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi have to contend with during his tenure?

EISENKOT MEETS his son, an elite IDF soldier, during a recent military drill in the North.

Like you've never seen him: IDF Chief-of-Staff Gadi Eisenkot

On Tuesday, he will hang up his uniform after 40 years of service.

Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi (L) shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during a meeting

Goldberg Committee confirms Maj.-Gen. Kochavi as next IDF chief of staff

Kochavi will replace current Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot in 2019.

MAJ.-GEN. YOEL STRICK (left) walks with his predecessor at the Northern Command, Maj.-Gen. Aviv Koch

Politicians congratulate Kochavi on appointment as new IDF chief of staff

"May he be strong and very courageous for the security of the people of Israel, our land and our state."

Police chief Roni Alsheikh and IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eizenkot salute at a Remembrance Day

Two officials resign advisory c'tee over conflict of interest on Netanyahu

The resignations of Yaakov Nagel and Iris Stark comes following an interim order by the High Court of Justice to freeze the proceedings of the Goldberg committee.

Yair Golan

Column One: The generals’ revolt

The candidacy of Golan and Alon for chief of General Staff, along with the military’s subversion of the government and the US administration, need to serve as an urgent warning to the government.


Stay out of the IDF

Those trying to meddle in the selection process should stay out. There is a country that needs to be run and a military that needs to protect it.

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