Seth J. Frantzman

Israel's vaccine passports could be a model for the world

21 February 2021 7:58 pm

In early February I received my green-coloured vaccine certification for having two jabs in Jerusalem. Now Israel is rolling out…

How Israel became a world leader in vaccination

2 January 2021 5:25 am

On a cold night three days before the end of the 2020 I drove down to Jerusalem’s Pais Arena. The…

View from the Golan Heights: Israel prepares to take on Hezbollah

29 September 2020 11:32 pm

Ain Qana is a pretty pastoral village perched on a hillside in southern Lebanon. On 22 September a large explosion…

Ankara's aggression has spurred a most unlikely pact

16 September 2020 12:07 am

The monumental accords being signed in Washington between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain represent a new era in Israeli peacemaking.…

Libya is now the Middle East's most important proxy war

21 May 2020 1:42 am

Libya has been in the midst of civil war for almost a decade. However, in the last year, the conflict…

Why Benjamin Netanyahu has outlasted all his political rivals

13 May 2020 2:10 am

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signed a coalition agreement, after a year of uncertainty and three elections, to create…

Iraq’s endgame

27 August 2016 9:00 am

 Bashiqa, near Mosul, northern Iraq   At night, the temperature around the Islamic State-held city of Mosul drops to around…