Brig. Gen. (Res.) Eli Ben Meir is an Associate at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya.
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Ben Meir has vast experience in key positions at the cutting edge of technological-operational Intelligence and in managing complex multidisciplinary organization in a dynamic, constantly changing environment, under exceptional pressure and essential uncertainty.
He served as the head of the research and analysis division, responsible for the "National intelligence Assessment in The Intelligence Corps of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Prior to that, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Ben Meir served as the Chief of Staff and Chief Intelligence Officer of the IDF.
From 2011 to 2012, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Ben Meir was appointed as the Intelligence Military Attaché in the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC, USA.
He holds LLM and LLB degrees from Bar Ilan University and completed a BA in Logistics and Economics from Bar Ilan University as well.
The changing phenomenon of war and investment in the cyber arena are steering the world into a new era in which war is not necessarily waged on a battlefield and does not even require a direct assault on human life. This issue came to the fore in a variety of methods ranging from influencing elections, attacking critical infrastructure, disrupting day-to-day life, and neutralizing military capabilities. How has the cyber dimension influenced the phenomenon of war between countries? And what are the security challenges facing countries in the coming years?