As the chief executive officer of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, a pro-Israel nonprofit think-tank, Dr. Makovsky also reviewed at length JINSA’s opposition to “Goldstone II” — the name many Israelis used to describe the three-member commission set up to investigate allegations of “war crimes” following Operation Protective Edge.
The recently-announced Iran-P5+1 framework agreement raises as many questions as it answers - both political and technical - when it comes to securing an acceptable final deal that prevents a nuclear-capable Iran. The Iran Task Force at JINSA's Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy held a panel discussion on April 13, 2015, to discuss its report assessing the outcome of negotiations thus far and next steps for the Administration and Congress.
On February 2, Admiral Fitzgerald, former Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and JINSA's 2014 Generals and Admirals Program participant, briefed over 50 JINSA supporters at a wonderful event organized by JINSA National Leaders, Beth and Les Adler.
Dr. Michael Makovsky, JINSA CEO and Lt. Gen. David Deptula, Former Chief of Air Force Intelligence and Senior Advisor at JINSA's Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy recently spoke in Oxnard, CA and Los Angeles, CA to groups of JINSA leaders and friends on June 23 and 24.
On the week of September 8, JINSA conducted a nationwide speaking tour with IDF Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaacov Amidror. General Amidror was formerly Prime Minister Netanyahu's National Security Advisor, and now serves as Senior Advisor to JINSA's Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy.