The security establishment has drawn up a new defense doctrine to better enable Israel to deal with threats to the civilian sector, senior military sources revealed on Sunday.

The doctrine has been drawn up by the Home Front Command, Defense Ministry, and IDF General Staff, and is composed of six layers, beginning with deterrence against Israel’s enemies.

Unlike past years, Israel’s defense establishment recognizes today that deterrence must be maintained, and this is accomplished “almost every night,” the source said, adding that he could not divulge further details. […]