Institute for National Security StudiesThe Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), incorporating the JaffeeCenter for Strategic Studies, was founded in 2006.
The purpose of the Institute for National Security Studies is, rst,
to conduct basic research that meets the highest academic standards onmatters related to Israel’s national security as well as Middle East regionaland international security affairs. Second, the Institute
aims to contributeto the public debate and governmental deliberation of issues that are – or should be – at the top of Israel’s national security agenda.INSS seeks to address Israeli decision makers and policymakers, thedefense establishment, public opinion makers, the academic community inIsrael and abroad, and the general public.INSS publishes research that it deems worthy of public attention, whileit maintains a strict policy of non-partisanship. The opinions expressed in
this publication are the authors’ alone, and do not necessarily reect the
views of the Institute, its trustees, boards, research staff, or the organizationand individuals that support its research.