On June 9-10, JINSA held its National Leadership meeting in Washington, DC. JINSA Leaders from across the country came to participate in a high-level briefing and tour at FBI Headquarters and to listen to an impressive list of speakers and experts at the famous Willard Hotel.
JINSA held its 2012 Spring Board Meeting on June 3-4 in Washington, DC. Highlights of the meeting included a briefing by Major General Gadi Shamni, the Israel Defense and Armed Forces Attaché to the United States & Canada. JINSA's Board also spent a day at the Pentagon as guests of the U.S. Special Operations Command.
On November 7, a panel of four experts addressed the Board of Directors on Iran. They included Michael Eisenstadt, director of the Military & Security Studies Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Mark Dubowitz, executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies; Ali Alfoneh, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and; cyber security expert Henry Bar-Levav.
In his Nov. 16 speech to the JINSA Board of Directors, Bret Stephens, Deputy Editorial Page Editor and Columnist at The Wall Street Journal, explained that the West is in a period of retreat that appears to have two main interrelated components - one is financial and the other is the profound effect America’s flawed thinking about the world has had on the pursuit of policy.
On November 15 and 16, 2010, JINSA hosted an impressive list of speakers for its Fall Board Meeting including Deputy Commander of the United States Special Operations Command, Lieutenant General David P. Fridovich and a special panel on Islamic extremism.
JINSA held its Spring 2010 Board of Directors meeting, May 23-24, in Washington, DC. The centerpiece of the two-day event was a full-day visit to the Pentagon. The first half of the day was spent with the United States Marine Corps followed by an afternoon with the United States Army.
Members of JINSA's Board of Directors participated in a daylong workshop on June 1, 2009 at the National Defense University at Ft. McNair in Washington, DC. The Middle East Security Workshop was sponsored by the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, and featured panel discussions on regional security challenges in the Middle East; U.S. National Security Strategy; Afghanistan and South Asia; the rise of Russia and China; and the continuing evolution and adaptation of global terrorist groups.
Michael B. Oren, a professor at Georgetown and distinguished fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, spoke at the JINSA 2008 Fall Board Meeting on December 9, 2008. He discussed the direction the new administration will take once Barack Obama is sworn in as America’s forty-fourth president.