Topics covered in this volume include Israel's experience in counterinsurgency warfare, the effectiveness of security barriers, predicting the rise of Hamas, lessons of the Second Lebanon War of 2006, and the possibility of security arrangements for Israel in the Golan Heights. Contributors include Maj.-Gen. Doron Almog, Maj.-Gen. Yaakov Amidror, Maj.-Gen. Uzi Dayan, Maj.-Gen. Giora Eiland, Brig.-Gen. Shalom Harari, Col. Danny Tirza, Maj.-Gen. Rephael Vardi, Col. Yehuda Wegmen, and Maj.-Gen. Amos Yadlin.
This volume serves as a companion to the Jerusalem Center eBook – Israel's Critical Security Requirements for Defensible Borders – which includes assessments by five leading Israeli generals.
The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs is an independent, non-profit think tank for policy research and education, bringing together the best minds in the political, strategic, diplomatic and legal arenas in Israel and abroad. The Center is led by Israel's former UN ambassador Dr. Dore Gold.read more
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