Director General, Ministry of Intelligence, Israel
Mr. Chagai Tzuriel retired a year ago from the Mossad after 27 years during which he served as head of research and analysis, representative to the U.S. and deputy division head for strategic affairs. He is presently the director general of the Ministry of Intelligence. Mr. Tzuriel, born in 1957, is married, father of three and recently became a grandfather. He holds a B.A in Middle Eastern history and in Philosophy and M.A in Middle Eastern history (Brandeis University), political science (Haifa University) and international public policy (Johns Hopkins SAIS). He is also a graduate of the Israeli National Defense College.