Security, technology and cyber warfare

Authored by: Isaac Ben Israel

Routledge Handbook on Israeli Security

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  October  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138217300
eBook ISBN: 9781315165196
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The principal foundations of Israel’s national security doctrine were laid down in the very course of its War of Independence, and for several years thereafter, by David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first Prime Minister and Minister of Defense. Ben-Gurion committed to writing his thoughts on security in a 46-page memorandum presented to the Government on October 18, 1953, a document that has since attained virtually canonical status. 2

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