Alon Ben-David will be sharing the stories and insights you won’t get in the media. He will also provide an update on Israel’s future in the changing Middle East, including the secret wars that Israel is conducting across the region; the chances for another major conflict; if Iran is still an existential threat; and what to expect in the coming elections.
Alon Ben-David is a television and print journalist, who has been covering the Middle East conflict for the last three decades. Specializing in defense and military issues, Mr. Ben-David is currently Senior Defense Correspondent for Israel Channel 10 and a contributor to several international publications. He used to anchor the network's Friday news magazine. Mr. Ben-David has covered all major events in the region in the last three decades, including the first and second Intifada, the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the disengagement from Gaza, Israel's long war in Lebanon and the recent Gaza conflicts. He has reported from scenes of major global events, such as the 9/11 attacks in NY. Alon Ben-David holds a BA in political science from Tel Aviv University and a master’s in public administration from Harvard University. He is a senior research fellow at the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University. Mr. Ben-David frequently lectures throughout the world on topics relating to the Middle East.