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Friendly Fire: Middle East Geopolitics Q&A with Admiral (ret.) Ami Ayalon

09sep1:00 pmFriendly Fire: Middle East Geopolitics Q&A with Admiral (ret.) Ami Ayalon

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Join IPF Atid and Former Shin Bet Director Ami Ayalon for a Zoom roundtable just one day after the release of his new memoir “Friendly Fire: How Israel Became its Own Worst Enemy and the Hope for its Future.” Led by young professional writers and recent literary critics of the book, our discussion will include stories from Ami’s life and how they help inform us about recent Israel-Arab normalization, annexation, and other developments in the region. You do not have to read the book in order to attend.

About Ami Ayalon:
Admiral (Ret.) Ami Ayalon is a former Flotilla 13 (Israel’s navy SEALs) commando, commander of the navy, director of the Shin Bet security agency, cabinet minister, Knesset member and a recipient of the Medal of Valor, Israel’s highest military decoration. With Sari Nusseibeh, he established the People’s Voice peace initiative in 2002. He is a member of Commanders for Israel’s Security, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Haifa Research Center for Maritime & Strategy and chairman of AKIM Israel (the National Association for children and adults with Intellectual Disabilities). He organized and was featured in the Academy Award-nominated documentary, The Gatekeepers.



September 9, 2020 1:00 pm ET(GMT+00:00)

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