Mr. Lazar Berman

Expert in military theory, Kurdistan, and the Middle East.

Email: lberman@jiss.org.il

Mr. Berman was the foreign and defense policy research manager at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC, and news editor of The Times of Israel. He commanded a Bedouin unit during his active IDF service. He taught for four years at Salahuddin University in Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan, and studied the Kurdish language. He holds an MA in military operations from Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program, where he wrote his thesis on IDF innovation. He has published in The Journal of Strategic Studies, Small Wars Journal, Weekly Standard, Mosaic, and other journals. He recently wrote Benjamin Netanyahu, Master Strategist? for Commentary.

Expert in military theory, Kurdistan, and the Middle East.

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