In This Issue
Conf. Call on Iran Extension
Rep. Mac Thornberry - Jackson Award Speech
2014 Generals and Admirals Report
2014 Grateful Nation Awards
JINSA Law Enforcement Program Returns from Israel
Fall National Leadership Meeting
JINSA in Foreign Policy
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JINSA Gemunder Center Conference Call on Extension of Iran Nuclear Deadline
On Tuesday, November 24, JINSA's Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy hosted a conference call on the course of Iran P5+1 negotiations and possible next steps for the United States in the wake of Monday's extension of the deadline for a final deal on Iran's nuclear program to June 30, 2015. The briefing featured the co-chairs of the Gemunder Center's Iran Task Force, Ambassadors Dennis Ross and Eric Edelman, and Task Force member John Hannah.

Click here to read more and listen to the call

Congressman Mac Thornberry Accepts JINSA's 2014 Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson Award 

Report: 2014 Generals and Admirals Program
In 2014, JINSA took a group of twelve recently retired generals and admirals to Israel through its Generals and Admirals (G&A) Program. This report is based upon the briefings and discussions the JINSA G&A Program delegation held with Israeli leaders and officers in May 2014.

JINSA Presents the 2014 Grateful Nation Awards

JINSA Law Enforcement Delegation Returns from Israel 
JINSA's Law Enforcement Exchange Program (LEEP) returned on November 18 after ten days learning from top counter terrorism officials in Israel.

Click here to watch a segment about the program on ABC News in Fresno, CA

Click here to listen to a KFBK Radio segment about the program in Sacramento, CA

JINSA Leaders Gather in Washington, DC for Fall National Leadership Meeting 
Senator Burr speaking to JINSA leaders. 
On November 18, JINSA held its Fall National Leadership meeting in Washington, DC. JINSA leaders from around the country gathered for a full day of high-level briefings on topics such as the rise of ISIS, implications of defense budget cuts, Iran nuclear negotiations, and much more. The briefings featured Ron Dermer, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.; Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina; former Senator Jim Talent of Missouri; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Roger Zakheim; Ambassador Eric Edelman; and many more.

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JINSA Program Director Ben Runkle in Foreign Policy 
White House Diplomacy With Israel Isn't Just Short-Sighted -- It's Self-Defeating


Three weeks have passed since Jeffrey Goldberg reported that an unnamed "senior Administration officials" had called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a "chicken$@#" and "a coward." Now that the shock has worn off, it is possible to assess the remark's significance for U.S. foreign policy.


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