Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Conference: 30 Years Since the Lebanon War

Conference: 30 Years Since the Lebanon War

On Wednesday, May 30, a conference will be held on the topic of the first Lebanon War. Hosted by the Begin Heritage Center in cooperation with the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies (WEBSITE) and the Argov Center for the Study of the Jewish people and Israel (WEBSITE).

The conference will take place at BAR ILAN UNIVERSITY

Feldman Conference Center (Building 301)

2:00 pm The Lebanese Arena in the Past
Chair: Mr. Amos Hermon, Menachem Begin Heritage Center
Prof. Efraim Inbar, BESA Center, Greetings
Maj. Gen. (res.) Dr. Emanuel Sakal, BESA Center, Milestones in Israeli Counterterrorism
Prof. Avi Kober, BESA Center, Strategic Aspects of the War
Dr. Udi Lebel, Ariel University Center, The Impact of Warfare in Lebanon on Israel's Strategic Culture
Dr. Mordechai Kedar, BESA Center, Lebanon: Between French Dreams and Iranian Nightmares

3:45 pm The Lebanese Arena Today

Chair: Dr. Jonathan Rynhold, BESA Center and Argov Center
Mr. Gideon Argov, Greetings
Prof. Moshe Arens, Former Minister of Defense and BESA Center International Advisory Board member, Lebanon and Israel National Security
Prof. Eyal Zisser, Tel Aviv University, Current Political Realities
Mr. Amir Rapaport, BESA Center, The IDF and the Lebanon Syndrome: Towards a Third Lebanon War?
Prof. Hillel Frisch, BESA Center, Arab World Attitudes Towards Lebanon
Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, OC IDF Northern Command

The conference will be in HEBREW with simultaneous translation into ENGLISH.

The conference will be held at Bar Ilan Univeristy, no need to register in advance!
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