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December 2008
In This Issue
Admiral Michael Mullen
JINSA Fall Board Meeting
Taiwan and Barak Obama
Visit to Quantico
Florida Office Opens

  New LEEP Information Page with Video

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  New JINSA Website!

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs'
Speech to JINSA

On December 8, 2008, Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was the recipient of the prestigious Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson Award. The following video is Admiral Mullen's keynote address at JINSA's 2008 Jackson Award dinner.

Click here to watch Admiral Mullen's keynote address.

An Array of Speakers at the JINSA
Fall Board Meeting

On December 8th and 9th, JINSA held its Fall meeting of the Board of Directors.  Highlights of the two day meeting were a panel anchored by Michael Ledeen discussing the internal dynamics of Iran, the presentation of the Grateful Nation Awards, and presentations by Dr. Michael Oren of the Shalem Center and Dr. George Friedman, founder of Stratfor.  Check JINSA's website regularly over the coming weeks for full reports on all of the speakers at this two-day event.

Taiwan's Reaction to the Election
of Barak Obama

JINSA Advisory Board Member Ambassador Harvey Feldmen explains in an exclusive article that it would be difficult to think of an American president who disdained Taiwan more than George W. Bush. In Taipei, however, they think Democrats are more likely to succumb to the lure of China and in doing so, sacrifice Taiwan's interests.

Click here to read the full article.

JINSA Visits Marine Corps Base Quantico

On November 18-19, a JINSA delegation co-chaired by Board of Directors members Jonathan Hochberg and Jonathan Loew visited Marine Corps Base Quantico to observe the making of United States Marine Corps officers.

Click here to read the full article.

JINSA Opens New Office in Florida

JINSA opened its first satellite office on October 28 in Davie, Florida (metro Miami). The office will house members of JINSA's development team. The local Jewish Journal newspaper covered the Open House event hosted by members of JINSA's professional staff.

Click here to read the article in the local Jewish Journal newspaper.

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