Amid rising tensions on Israel’s northern border, the IDF will be launching Monday evening its largest drill in close to 20 years, with tens of thousands of soldiers from all branches of the army simulating a war with Hezbollah. The drill is unique and unprecedented in scope, the army has affirmed, and  it will enable forces to maintain a high level of readiness in an ever-changing region.According to military assessments, while it is unlikely that Hezbollah attack Israel in the near future, the northern border

remains the most explosive and both sides have warned that the next conflict between the two would be devastating. The IDF is preparing itself for a different kind of war on the northern front. According to the military, while the drill itself is set to focus only on the border with Lebanon, a potential future altercation would not be contained only in the part of the border and would spread to the entirety of the northern border.  READ MORE