ATbar January-February 2016

January-February 2016

29/02/2016 | by ICT Staff  
January-February 2016

The ICT is pleased to share with you our most recent activities:
On February 4, a Conference on "The Challenge of the Lone Wolf Terrorist Wave" was hosted by the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) in Israel.
Keynote speakers included
The Honorable Gilad Erdan, Minister of Public Security and Strategic Affairs, Dr. Michael Borchard, Director of KAS in Israel and Prof. Boaz Ganor.

The keynote addresses were followed by a panel discussion moderated by Ms. Dana Weiss and with the participation of Maj. Gen. Sami Turgeman, Brig.Gen (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel, Ms. Sima Shine and Ambassador Ron Prosor. 
On January 4, ICT held its annual Research Fellows Meeting. Speakers included Mr. Shabtai Shavit, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ICT and a guest lecture by former Israeli Ambassador at the UN Ron Prosor.
ICT had the pleasure to meet with H.E. Daniel Mitov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria.
Minister Mitov met with Prof. Uriel Reichman, President and Founder of IDC Herzliya and then received a briefing from experts from ICT. Mr. Shabtai Shavit, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ICT and Former Head of the Mossad, Dr. Eitan Azani, Deputy Director of ICT and Senior Researchers Dr. Ely Karmon and Dr. Amichai Magen spoke to the Minister on the current terrorism threats to Europe, the geopolitical situation in Syria and radicalization.
Prof. Boaz Ganor meeting with French Member of Parliament and Former Minister Pierre Lellouche
Prof. Boaz Ganor meeting with former US Ambassador to Israel and Egypt Prof. Daniel C. Kurtzer
Prof. Boaz Ganor meeting with and Judge Jean-Paul Laborde, Executive Director of Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) of the United Nations Security Council.
Following to the meeting, Prof. Ganor briefed CTED Staff on current terrorism threats.
Maj. Gen. (Res.) Dr. Yom-Tov Samia, Former Head of the Southern Command, IDF and Research Fellow at ICT visited U.S. Military Academy West Point, to promote his book: "Leadership In Moments of Truth". Dr. Samia was accompanied by US Gen. Wesley Clark, Former Supreme Allied Commander Europe
ICT held a meeting with Prof. Thierry de Montbrial, Founder and President of France's leading think tank, the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI).
Dr. Eitan Azani and Dr. Ely Karmon meeting with Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Kresimir Cosic, Former Deputy Minister of Defense, Croatia and H.E Pjer Šimunović, Ambassador of Croatia to Israel.
Lt. Col. (Res.) Uri Ben Yaakov's on the use of Social Media by terrorist organizations lecture to the Think Tank of the Indian Army - Claws International Seminar.
Chief Supt. (Ret.) Asher Ben Artzi, Associate at ICT, met with Brig. Gen. (Res.) Ivo Schwarz, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Israel.