We are deeply saddened by the passing of Ariel (Arik) Sharon at the age of 85, the pro-American former Israeli prime minister, a larger-than-life figure who as a soldier, politician and statesman was daring, dogged and indefatigable in battle and in peace on behalf of security of the State of Israel.
The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) is proud to announce that longtime Officer David Justman has been named as JINSA's new President. A resident of Los Angeles, California, Mr. Justman has a history of service to the organization, including most recently as the Co-Chairman of JINSA's prestigious Board of Advisors.
A well-respected U.S. national security expert, with a background in government, academia, and finance, Makovsky’s areas of policy expertise include Iran’s nuclear program, the Middle East, and international energy markets.
The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) recently concluded its second tour of Israel by a select group of U.S. Hispanic private and public professionals. The 5-day visit was part of the Latino-Jewish Alliance for a Secure America, a JINSA initiative created to build upon the common interests of U.S. Latino and Jewish communities in areas critical for the future of the United States, which includes a number of U.S. national security topics ranging from the Middle East to its national borders.
Lt. Gen. David P. Fridovich, USA (ret.) has joined the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs as Director for Defense & Strategies. A Green Beret, General Fridovich retired at the end of 2011 as Deputy Commander of the United States Special Operations Command.
As the U.S. contemplates the most significant reductions to the defense budget in the post-World War II era, JINSA asked a cross section of its military advisors to analyze the proposed cuts and comment on their specifics.
"I am deeply honored to join such a highly respected and patriotic institution such as JINSA," says Greenfield. "I am committed to ensuring that we build upon JINSA's decades of success in promoting sound American defense policy and strong defense and security cooperation with Israel."
The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) today called upon the White House to communicate its expectation that Egypt's ruling Supreme Military Council will act to secure the Sinai border with Israel and act to curb attacks on the pipeline supplying Israel and Jordan with natural gas.