Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin

Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin became Israel's military attache in Washington on August 23, 2004. Formerly head of the IDF National Defense College and deputy commander of the Israel Air Force, he participated in the bombing of the Iraqi nuclear reactor. Gen. Yadlin headed the IDF team that outlined the principles of the war against terror.

Publications by Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin

Ethical Dilemmas in Fighting Terrorism

When the IDF updated its military doctrine in 2003, Prof. Asa Kasher, Professor of Professional Ethics at Tel Aviv University, joined me on an ethics committee to craft principles on how to make moral and ethical decisions in Israel’s operational campaign against terror. As we sought to formulate how to fight terror, we understood that the main asymmetry is in the values of the two societies involved in the conflict – in the rules they obey. Read More »