The Benjamin Gettler Annual International Policy Trip visited Greece from March 31-April 4. The delegation was led by JINSA President & CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky and consisted of:

  • Gen Charles Wald, USAF (ret.)
  • Gen Kevin Chilton, USAF (ret.)
  • VADM Mark Fox, USN (ret.)
  • Lt Gen Thomas Trask, USAF (ret.)
  • IDF MG (ret.) Yaakov Ayish
  • Dr. Svante Cornell
  • Alan Makovsky

Meetings included:

  • Chief of the Hellenic National Defense Staff, Christos Christodoulou
  • Defense Minister, Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis
  • Shadow Defense Minister, Mr. Vassilis Kikilias
  • Minister of Environment and Energy, Giorgos Stathakis
  • Rear Admiral Dimitrios Kavoulakos
  • Opposition Member, Giorgos Koumoutsakos
  • Leading Greek Think Tank, ELIAMEP
  • U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt
  • Ambassador of Israel to Greece, Irit Ben-Abba
  • Investigative Journalist, Alexis Papahelas

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