The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) in cooperation with the IDC International Radio.
Counter-Terrorism Today with Dan Diker.
This edition of Counter Terrorism Today centered on the challenges for the Donald J. Trump administration in the MENA region. Mr. Dan Diker interviewed Dr. Amnon Cavari, Assistant Professor of Government at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the IDC Herzliya; and Dr. Amichai Magen, Senior Lecturer and Head of the MA Program in Diplomacy & Conflict Studies at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy
This edition of Counter Terrorism Today centered around the refugee crisis in Europe. Mr. Dan Diker interviewed Dr. Liav Orgad, Assistant Professor of Government at the IDC and author of The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights; Mr. Navonel Voni Glick, Chief Operating Officer at IsraAID, Israel and an expert in disaster relief and humanitarian issues; and Dr.Gil-Ad Ariely, Former Deputy Commander in the IDF and Professor and Chief Knowledge Officer at the ICT.
In this edition of Counter Terrorism Today, Mr. Dan Diker invited Dr. Anan Wahabi and Dr. Sagit Yehoshua to discuss radicalization. Dr. Wahabi was formerly a Colonel (Res.) in the Israeli Defense Forces and is a professor of political science at the University of Haifa, and Dr. Yehoshua is lecturer at King's College in London, specializing in criminology. Both also serve as research fellows at ICT.
Lt. Col. (Res.) Ben Yaakov opened the session by giving an overview of the bill and how it affects the citizens of Israel. He clarified that the bill have been initiated 10 years ago and had passed for the first time in 2011, passed again in July 2016 and will be enforced starting on November 1st, 2016. He summarized the bill by stating that it essentially gathers and modernizes all the small existing laws, bills and regulations that address counter-terrorism into one homogenous bill.
Dr. Ely Karmon spoke at Counter-Terrorism Today, answering questions by MA students about the current regional conflicts. Dr. Karmon is a senior research scholar at the ICT and a senior researcher at the Institute for Policy and Strategy Center at the IDC Herzliya. He is also an expert in both regional conflicts and Hezbollah.