Yaakov Katz is Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post and co-author of "Weapon Wizards - How Israel Became a High-Tech Military Superpower."
His upcoming book "The Shadow Strike", tells the inside story behind Israel’s bombing of a nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007 and is scheduled for publication by St. Martin’s Press in May 2019.’
His first book “Israel vs. Iran: The Shadow War” was published in 2012. “Weapon Wizards” has been published in English, Hebrew, Czech, Polish and is scheduled to come out in Chinese in 2019.
Katz served for close to a decade as the paper's military reporter and defense analyst and was a faculty member and lecturer at Harvard University where he taught an advanced course in journalism. He also served as correspondent for Jane’s Defence Weekly in Israel for five years.