Arab Upheaval Reaches Israel

At Tablet, Jonathan Spyer examines the recent uptick in violence on Israel’s borders, with rockets and missiles coming from both Gaza and Syria. Spyer accounts for this “increasing chaos” to “the replacement of rotting secular Arab regimes by an energized Sunni Islamism.” Spyer writes that this situation is producing “renewed disorder and the challenging task facing the [Israeli Defense Force] of building renewed deterrence.” 

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