Amos Harel

Amos Harel

Amos Harel is the chief military correspondent for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, and one of the leading Israeli media experts on military and defense issues. His second book (co-authored with Avi Issacharoff) “34 Days: Israel, Hezbollah and the War in Lebanon” was a best-seller in Hebrew, and its English translation won the Chechic award in 2009.

Is There a Future for Israel’s National Security Council?

and | September 5, 2012

The NSC’s main achievement is the quiet integration of foreign affairs, defense, and intelligence inputs for the prime minister and the other top decision-makers in the government. But its effectiveness remains hampered by turf battles with other defense and intelligence bodies.