Gaza Clashes

Exclusive JINSA National Leadership Conference Call


Michael Makovsky, PhD

IDF MG (ret.) Yaakov Amidror

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JINSA President & CEO

JINSA Gemunder Center Distinguished Fellow

Tuesday, May 7
4:00pm (EST)

This call is open exclusively to JINSA program participants and supporters of JINSA’s National Leadership. To find out more about our National Leadership, please contact Ethan Pupkin at or call 202-667-3900.

IDF MG (ret.) Yaakov Amidror – is a JINSA Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy Distinguished Fellow. General Amidror was formerly the National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Israel, as well as the head of the National Security Council, from 2011-2013. During his 36-year career in the IDF, Maj. Gen. Amidror served as Commander of IDF Military Colleges, Military Secretary for the Minister of Defense, Director of the Intelligence Analysis Division, and as Intelligence Officer for the Northern Command. Maj. Gen. Amidror received a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Haifa, and has authored several books on intelligence and military strategy, including Winning Counterinsurgency War: The Israeli Experience.

Michael Makovsky, PhD – is JINSA President & CEO.He is a U.S. national security expert, and has worked extensively on U.S. policy towards Iran’s nuclear program, the Middle East, and the intersection of international energy markets and politics with U.S. national security.