Yaakov Lappin

Yaakov Lappin is a military and strategic affairs correspondent and researcher.


He is an Associate Researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan

University, and the Israel correspondent for Jane’s Defense Weekly and the military

correspondent for Jewish News Service (JNS.org).


Yaakov is a regular guest commentator on international TV and radio outlets, including Sky

News, BBC World Service, and I24, to provide commentary on defense issues.


In 2010, he published Virtual Caliphate – Exposing the Islamist state on the internet, a book that

explored the jihadist online presence.