Director, Project on Intelligence Methodology, Israel Intelligence Heritage & Commemoration Center (IICC) & Former Director General, Ministry of Strategic Affairs, Israel
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Yosef Kuperwasser is a senior project manager at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He is former Director General of the Ministry of International Affairs and Strategy. In his long career at the IDF, Brig. Gen. (res.) Kuperwasser served as Assistant Defense Attaché for Intelligence at the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC (1992-1994) and Intelligence Officer of the IDF Central Command (1998-2001), and Head of the Analysis and Production Division of the IDF Directorate of Military Intelligence (2001-2006). He had a significant role in determining Israel’s coping methods with terror as well as regional developments, and sharing such analysis with the US and other foreign entities. Kuperwasser authored a wide variety of publications on the Middle East, terrorism and intelligence and he is an opinion contributor to the Israeli daily paper Haaretz.
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Kuperwasser was the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Visiting Fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution (2006-2007). Following his retirement, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Kuperwasser was VP of Global CST, a security consultancy firm.