Former Israeli Chief-of-Staff Lt.Gen. Moshe Yaalon listens to Colonel (ret.) Peter Mansoor's presentation during a conference.

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Former Israeli Chief-of-Staff Lt.Gen. Moshe Yaalon listens to Colonel (ret.) Peter Mansoor's presentation during a conference.
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Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Yaalon, former Israeli army's Chief of Staff and currently Israel's defence minister, Chaired a panel on the Military aspects of Counter-Insurgency during the Adelson Institute for strategic studies' December 2008 Conference: "“Twenty First Century Wars: Counterinsurgency and the Challenge of Global Terrorism.” Among the speakers was Col. (ret., US Army) Peter mansoor, formerely a Brigade Commander in Iraq and author of "Baghdad at Sunrise: a Brigade Commander's War in Iraw" lectured on his Iraq experience and Counterinsurgency lessons. More than two hundred members of the military, judiciary, media and political establishment attended the conference. Attendees included Lt. Col. John Nagl of the Center for a New American Security, co-author of the U.S. Army/USMC Counterinsurgency Field Manual, Middle East scholar Prof. Bernard Lewis, Renown Strategist Edward Luttwak. For extended coverage on the Conference see http://www.shalemcenter.org.il/research/?did=17&aid=9b6d78b75becba1f4349ed2d6ae93d90
Location: Sheraton Plaza Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel