Event Date: October 1, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Location: room 4004, 120 University Private,Social Sciences Building,
A talk by Shlomo Brom, Research Associate at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, and retired Brigadier General, Israel Defense Forces.
Co-sponsor: Graduate School of Public & International Affairs.
Registration is not required. This event will be in English.
Shlomo Brom is a senior research associate at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) in Tel Aviv. He joined the INSS’ predecessor, the Jaffee Center, in 1998 after a long career in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). His most senior post in the IDF was director of the Strategic Planning Division in the Planning Branch of the General Staff. He participated in peace negotiations with the Palestinians, Jordan, and Syria, and in Middle Eastern regional security talks during the 1990s, and continued to be involved in Track 2 dialogues on these subjects after his retirement from the IDF. In 2000 he was named deputy to the National Security Advisor. In 2005-2006 he was a member of the Meridor committee established by the Minister of Defense to reexamine the security strategy and doctrine of the State of Israel. His publications include Israel and South Lebanon: In the Absence of a Peace Treaty with Syria and The Middle East Military Balance 2001-2002. He is also co-editor of The Second Lebanon War: Strategic