Life by the Sword: The Israel Defense Forces

Life by the Sword: The Israel Defense Forces

  • 2012
  • 1 Season

Hosted by Prof. Martin van Creveld, the world's leading Israeli military historian. The series Life by the Sword, provides an inside look into Israel's defense forces such as has never been shown before. The series feature a number of the best known Israeli public figures, former Mossad and Intelligence heads and high ranking army personnel.

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Future Challenges
3. Future Challenges
July 20, 2012
The military threats vis-a-vis Israel are nuclear threat from Iran at the top of the list, and then a asymmetrical threat from Hezbollah, Hamas, and non-state organizations with a lot of rockets and missiles. And then, we cannot neglect the traditional threats of armies. And now there is a combination of asymmetrical threats with traditional symmetrical threat.
Army and Society
2. Army and Society
July 20, 2012
To what extent is the state of Israel governed by the requirement of defense? How does the fact that Israel has lived on the sword for so long affect the life of its people?
From War to War
1. From War to War
July 20, 2012
The IDF, the Israel Defense Forces, is one of the most powerful armies in the world. It is rooted in a small country with under 8 million inhabitants, and it has lived with over 60 years of wars. Living by the sword makes its impact felt on every aspect of life, from politics to economics and to culture and to wars.
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Hosted by Prof. Martin van Creveld, the world's leading Israeli military historian. The series Life by the Sword, provides an inside look into Israel's defense forces such as has never been shown before. The series feature a number of the best known Israeli public figures, former Mossad and Intelligence heads and high ranking army personnel.Life by the Sword: The Israel Defense Forces is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). The series first aired on July 20, 2012.

Life by the Sword: The Israel Defense Forces is available for streaming on the Total Content Digital website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Life by the Sword: The Israel Defense Forces on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    July 20, 2012