“From its ancient roots in overland commerce, to the modern day opportunity to become a hub for global maritime trade, the time, circumstances and naval tech are ripe for Israel to implement its own grand maritime strategy”

YNET
Israel as a regional, maritime superpower?
by Rear Adm. (Ret.) Oded Gour Lavie
May 14, 2017

Creating a key trading bridge between East and West would require Israel to amplify its naval security capabilities, and its participation in regional naval efforts…Israel is already highly dependent on the sea, through which the vast majority of its national trade occurs. Globally, the vast majority of all trade is sea-based…Due to its geographical location, Israel has the ability to initiate an economic maneuver that would create a new ‘bridge,’ with global opportunities. READ MORE

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