Yaakov Lappin is a journalist for the Jerusalem Post, where he covers military and national security affairs, and is author of the book The Virtual Caliphate.
On a daily basis, Yaakov provides breaking security and defense news coverage on Israel and the Middle East. He also covers key developments affecting Israeli national security and strategic regional developments. Yaakov appears as a commentator on several international and Israeli news programs for both television and radio.
Yaakov holds an MA in the History of International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA in Politics and Modern History from the University of Manchester.