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Operation Protective Edge: A Strategic Overview with IDF Major General (ret.) Yaacov Amidror

On July 31, Major General (ret.) Yaacov Amidror, Senior Advisor to the Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy and Former National Security Advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, briefed JINSA leaders on the strategic overview of "Operation Protective Edge."

Major General Yaacov Amidror, Senior Advisor to JINSA's Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy, served as the National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Israel, as well as the head of the National Security Council, from 2011-2013. During his 36-year career in the IDF, Maj. Gen. Amidror served as Commander of IDF Military Colleges, Military Secretary for the Minister of Defense, Director of the Intelligence Analysis Division, and as Intelligence Officer for the Northern Command. Maj. Gen. Amidror received a Master's degree in Political Science from the University of Haifa, and has authored several books, including Winning Counterinsurgency War: The Israeli Experience.

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