Every month, JINSA has various events around the country. Now you can find out about all these events in one place and add them to your personal calendar. This calendar is updated frequently so check back often to see when JINSA is holding an event near you!
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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.
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 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.
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.