|American Hispanic Leaders Return from JINSA Trip to Israel|
JINSA brought a delegation of American Hispanic leaders to Israel where
they met with a wide range of Israeli government officials - including
President Shimon Peres - leading academics and journalists during a
week-long visit, Jan. 14 to Jan. 20, 2011.
Click here to read more about this trip and view a photo gallery from the trip.
Click here to read an op-ed by trip participant California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, that appeared in Libertad.org.
|JINSA Hosts Fifth National Security Roundtable|
On January 25, JINSA's hosted its fifth National Security Roundtable with Major General Bennet Sacolick, USA, Commanding General of the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg.
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|JINSA's New York Cabinet Hosts First Luncheon of 2011|
On January 18, JINSA's New York Cabinet hosted its first luncheon of 2011 featuring Assistant Director Doron Tenne of the Israel Security Agency (ISA). The ISA, officially known by the acronym Shabak and commonly known as the Shin Bet is Israel's internal security service. It is one of three principal organizations of the Israeli intelligence community, alongside Aman (the military intelligence of the IDF) and the Mossad.
Mr. Tenne is a former operational division leader for the Shin Bet. His other roles at the Shin Bet have included its section chief for intelligence collection, and a senior member of its board. Currently, he serves as the liason between the FBI and the Shin Bet. At the briefing, Mr. Tenne discussed "Trends and Challenges in the West Bank and Gaza."
To find out more about the New York Cabinet, click here.
|The Kim Dynasty in North Korea|
In the latest JINSA Global Briefing, Jun Isomura, a Senior
Fellow at the Hudson Institute, analyzes North Korea's "Kim Dynasty" as
Kim Jong Il, son of founder Kim Il Sung, anoints his own son as the
country's next leader even as his military launches provocative attacks
on South Korea. But, Isomura contends, it is not the attention of Seoul
or even Washington for which Kim strives - it is that of Beijing.
Click here to read the full Global Briefing.
|Economic Chaos and the Decline of Western Power|
In his Nov. 16 speech to the JINSA Board of Directors, Bret Stephens,
Deputy Editorial Page Editor and Columnist at The Wall Street
Journal, explained that the West is in a period of retreat that
appears to have two main interrelated components - one is financial and
the other is the profound effect America's flawed thinking about the
world has had on the pursuit of policy.
Click here to read the full speech.
Click here for a full list of Fall 2010 Board