IDF Mission: To defend the existence, territorial
integrity and sovereignty of the state of Israel. To protect
the inhabitants of Israel and to combat all forms of terrorism
which threaten the daily life.
Dilemmas in Fighting Terrorism When
the IDF updated its military doctrine in 2003, Prof. Asa Kasher,
Professor of Professional Ethics at Tel Aviv University, joined
Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin on an ethics committee to craft principles
on how to make moral and ethical decisions in Israel’s
operational campaign against terror.
Security FenceThe security fence currently being
built between the Palestinians in the West Bank and Israeli
population centers is a defensive measure. It is designed to
prevent terrorists from carrying out attacks in Israel. The
Security Fence Q & A