How U.S. Can Ensure Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge

Join JINSA Distinguished Fellow General Chuck Wald, USAF (ret.), JINSA President & CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky and JINSA Director of Foreign Policy Jonathan Ruhe for a briefing examining the possible transfer of F-35 combat aircraft to the UAE as well as policy options to ensure Israel’s qualitative military edge (QME) and support U.S. interests in the Middle East.

Monday, October 5 – 3:00pm EDT


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General Charles “Chuck” Wald, USAF (ret.)

General Charles Wald, USAF (ret.), former Deputy Commander of United States European Command (EUCOM), is a Distinguished Fellow at JINSA and a co-chair of JINSA’s Iran Policy Project and Eastern Med. Policy Project.

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Mike Makovsky

Michael Makovsky, PhD

Michael Makovsky, PhD is President and CEO at JINSA and a former Pentagon official in the George W. Bush administration. Makovsky is also the author of Churchill’s Promised Land (Yale University Press), a diplomatic-intellectual history of Winston Churchill’s complex relationship with Zionism. He has a Ph.D. in diplomatic history from Harvard University.

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Jonathan Ruhe

Jonathan Ruhe is the Director of Foreign Policy at JINSA’s Gemunder Center. Prior to joining JINSA, he was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), where he worked on Middle East and Former Soviet Union security issues.

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