August 5, 2019 | The Hill

U.S.-Israeli missile defense cooperation sends clear message to foes

August 5, 2019 | The Hill

U.S.-Israeli missile defense cooperation sends clear message to foes

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Israeli and U.S. missile defense agencies just completed, together with their leading defense industries, a successful test of the new Arrow 3 interceptor. While the Israeli Air Force declared the system operational almost a year ago, these tests now serve as a clear indication to enemies — notably Iran — that Israel’s multi-layer missile defense system has the country covered.

Professor Jacob Nagel, a former head of Israel’s National Security Council and a former national security advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is a visiting fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (@FDD). Jonathan Schanzer, a former terrorism finance analyst at the U.S. Treasury Department, is senior vice president at FDD.

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Iran Iran Global Threat Network Military and Political Power U.S. Defense Policy and Strategy