The annual Generals and Admirals Program to the Middle East, in which recently retired American generals and admirals are invited to visit Israel with JINSA to meet the top echelon of the Israeli military and political leadership, ensures that the American delegation is well briefed on the security concerns of Israel, as well as the key role Israel plays as a friend and ally of the U.S.
IDF Leadership Education Program (ILEP) was established in 2016 to educate current and future leaders of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on a range of issues that influence American worldviews and the U.S. foreign policymaking process, including U.S. history, political institutions, economic trends, American Jewry and attitudes toward the Middle East.
Former head of Israeli Military Intelligence, Maj. Gen. (ret.) Amos Yadlin, writing in ForeignPolicy.com with WINEP's Robert Satloff, argues persuasively against European support for the Palestinian unilateral bid for statehood. Maj. Gen. Yadlin will headline a October 18 JINSA event in Boston, Mass.
View a selection of photos highlighting the November 15 event where six young servicemen, representing the five armed services and the U.S. Special Operations Command, each received the 2010 Grateful Nation Award and the 2010 Henry M. Jackson Distinguished Service Award was presented to Senator Jon Kyl.
Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism: Wars of the 21st Century
A JINSA delegation in Israel last week participated in two programs designed to advance the discussion of Afghanistan, Lebanon, Gaza and other non-conventional wars of this decade beyond a description of the adversaries of the West and into the means of defeating them.
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Martin, USAF, spoke in New York City at a "New Leadership" program and also for the Long Island Forum in mid-October. Just back from combat in Iraq, Lt. Col. Martin discussed the war through the eyes of the members of the special operations units.
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