Ze'ev Schiff

Ze'ev Schiff is the military and strategic affairs editor of Ha'aretz, and is the author of numerous books including A History of the Israeli Army, Fedayeen, and October Earthquake and the Yom Kippur War.

Publications by Ze'ev Schiff

Israel, Iraq, and the Palestinians – As the U.S. Moves Toward War

Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir and Ariel Sharon realized in 1991 that if Jordan were Palestine, Iraqi forces could be deployed very close to Israel’s border. A number of Israeli leaders felt that Israeli deterrence was damaged by the policy of restraint in 1991. If Israel did not react to the use of gas or chemical weapons against it, then the lessons of the Holocaust would be meaningless. Read More »