Maj. Gen. (res.) Doron Almog

Maj. Gen. (res.) Doron Almog is the former Commander of the IDF's Southern Command (2000-2003). Throughout his military career and during the course of four wars, Gen. Almog gained extensive experience in combat and special clandestine operations in the ongoing war against terrorism. He participated in the Tripoli raid that targeted key terrorist leaders in February 1973, and in the Entebbe rescue operation in 1976.

Publications by Maj. Gen. (res.) Doron Almog

Lessons of the Gaza Security Fence for the West Bank

As part of the implementation of Oslo, Israel gave up 80 percent of Gaza on May 18, 1994. When we talk about disengagement from Gaza, this means withdrawal from the remaining 20 percent of the area. During my time as Commander of Southern Command in the years 2000-2003, there were more than 400 attempts by Palestinians to cross into Israel, all of which failed. Together with rebuilding the fence, a key security element was the creation of a one-kilometer security buffer zone. Read More »