Europe, Israel and the Challenge of Radical Islam

The Institute of International Relations in cooperation with the Embassy of the State of Israel organized a public lecture with a subsequent discussion with Dr. Dan Schueftan.


Date: 18.02.2015
Time: 15:00
Venue: Institute of International Relations, Nerudova 3, Prague 1
In cooperation: Embassy of the State of Israel
Organized by: Petr Kratochvíl

Dr. Dan Schueftan is the Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa, the Director of the International Graduate Program in National Security at that university, a Visiting Professor (2012-2014) at the Department of Government at Georgetown University in Washington DC and a lecturer at the Israel Defense Forces National Defense College. For the last four decades he has been a consultant to Israeli decision makers and to the top echelon of Israel's Prime Minister's Office, Foreign Ministry, Defense Ministry, the IDF and the National Security Council.

Since the mid-1970s Dr. Schueftan has been briefing members and staffers of the US Congress, as well as top professionals and key political appointees in the executive branch. In Europe he has been briefing ministers, parliamentarians, political leaders, senior officers, defense and intelligence officials and government advisors. He regularly lectures at leading universities, research centers and think-tanks in the United States, Europe and East Asia and is a regular source and interviewee on the Middle East for the major media in Israel, the Arab world, Europe, and North America.

  • Opening remarks: H. E. Gary Koren, Ambassador of Israel
  • Chair: Petr Kratochvíl, Director of the Institute of International Relations Prague

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You can download the summary here.