|Egyptian Activist Speaks to JINSA Cabinets in New York and Long Island|
On March 15, 2012 Cynthia Farahat addressed JINSA Cabinets Members in New York City and Long Island. Cynthia is an Egyptian political activist, writer and researcher. She co-founded the Liberal Egyptian Party (2006-2008) and served as a member of its political committee. In 2008-2009, she was program coordinator and program officer at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty in Cairo, a multi-national free market think tank. She was a founder of the Masr El-Om (Mother Egypt) Party and was a member of its political committee (2004- 2006). She is a fellow at the Middle East Forum and the Center for Security Policy. She has been published in the Middle East Quarterly, and in other publications in both English and Arabic. In December 2011, Ms. Farahat testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the U.S. House of Representatives on the roots of the persecution of the Coptic Christian minority in her native Egypt.
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|Lt. General David P. Fridovich, USA (Ret.) Joins the JINSA Staff|
In March, the former Deputy Commander of the United States Special Operations Command joined JINSA as Director of Defense & Strategies. Throughout his professional career, Gen. Fridovich demonstrated support for JINSA's dual mission of supporting a strong U.S. military and a strong American security relationship with allies and partners across the globe including close cooperation with Israel.
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