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Topic: Israel Defence Force
Meet the group that defends Israel by condemning it

Meet the group that defends Israel by condemning it

An organisation of Israeli Defence Force veterans is attempting to bring to light the reality of life in occupied Palestine. But they are far from anti-Zionists.

Australia’s silence on Gaza killings part of our knee-jerk support for Netanyahu

Australia’s silence on Gaza killings part of our knee-jerk support for Netanyahu

While condemning every killing of an Israeli by terrorists, Australia can't bring itself to say a word when Israeli soldiers deliberately kill unarmed protesters.

Defence bill mounts for Israel when it can least afford it

Defence bill mounts for Israel when it can least afford it

Both sides of the latest military conflict in the Middle East are spending big to defend their turf, despite promises from Israel to cut spending to pay for social reforms. Crikey intern David Donaldson reports.

Patrolling the West Bank with the Eyes of Resistance

Patrolling the West Bank with the Eyes of Resistance

A group of 12 young Palestinian calling themselves Eyes of Resistance have acted as a rapid-response team to attend the scene of settler violence, writes Nigel O'Connor, a freelance writer in Ramallah.

Will Israel bomb Iran?

Will Israel bomb Iran?

The idea of a nuclear Iran has both the US and Israel freaking out and an Israeli attack against Iran is becoming a genuine possibility. Jeffery Goldberg speculates how it would unfold.

IDF lawyer: the problem isn’t with international law, it’s fighting terrorism

IDF lawyer: the problem isn’t with international law, it’s fighting terrorism

In light of the recent Gaza flotilla disaster, the Goldstone report and ongoing global attempts to hold Israeli officials to account for alleged war crimes, this seminar on terror and laws of war was well timed.