IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot

Israeli General in Saudi News Calls for Cooperation Against Iran

Lt. General Gadi Eisenkot, Chief of the General Staff for the Israeli Defense Force, granted a landmark interview to London-based Saudi Arabian online newspaper Elaph in which he discussed Israel and the Saudis cooperating against the “real and largest threat to the region,” namely Iran.

Israel's new Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot delivers a speech during his swearing-in ceremony at the Prime Minister's Jerusalem offices on February 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

IDF Chief: Iranian Missiles Underperformed in Syria Strike

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot downplayed the significance of an Iranian missile strike against the Islamic State in Syria, saying “the operational achievement was less than what was reported in the media,” during a wide-ranging speech on Israel’s security threats on Tuesday night.

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IDF Chief: Army Doing Everything Possible To Combat Terror Tunnels

TEL AVIV – The IDF is working to combat the Gazan tunnel threat, which is first on the IDF’s list of priorities. It has deployed nearly 100 engineering vehicles to the border to locate and destroy the Hamas underground passages into Israel, IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot (pictured) said.

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot