Yaakov Lappin is a military and strategic affairs analyst, specialising in Israel’s defense establishment, and the country’s strategic environment. He is an Associate Researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, and the Israel correspondent for Jane’s Defense Weekly and the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS.org). Lappin is a guest commentator on international TV and radio outlets, including Sky News, BBC World Service, and I24.
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