Major General (res.) Yaacov Amidror

The Anne and Greg Rosshandler Senior Fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies.

Email: yamidror@jiss.org.il

General Amidror was National Security Advisor to Prime Minister Netanyahu and chairman of the National Security Council (April 2011-November 2013). He served for 36 years in senior IDF posts (1966-2002), including commander of the Military Colleges (including the National Defense College, Staff and Command College, and Tactical Command Academy), military secretary to the Minister of Defense, director of the Intelligence Analysis Division in Military Intelligence, and chief intelligence officer of the Northern Command. He is a distinguished fellow at JINSA’s Gemunder Center. He is the author of three books on intelligence and military strategy, Reflections on Army and Security (Hebrew, 2002), Intelligence, Theory and Practice (Hebrew, 2006), and Winning Counterinsurgency War: The Israeli Experience (JCPA, 2008). His recent publications include Perfect Storm: The Implications of Middle East Chaos and Israel’s Inelegant Options in Judea and Samaria: Withdrawal, Annexation and Conflict Management.

The Anne and Greg Rosshandler Senior Fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies.

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