On Monday, November 16th The NATO Association of Canada presented “The Future of the Israel-NATO Strategic Partnership,” a conference on the current state and future prospects of the NATO-Israel strategic partnership from a military and intelligence cooperation standpoint. It was sponsored by The Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), The Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal, The International Relations Council of Montreal, and The Trisha A. Langley Hope Estate.
The conference explored the geopolitical developments pushing for a deepened Israel-NATO strategic partnership as well as the potential benefits and challenges involved in upgrading this relationship. The event featured speakers General (ret’d) Thomas J. Lawson, Former Chief of Defence Staff of the Canadian Armed Forces, Israel’s defence attaché to Canada Col. Amos Nachmani and Lt. Col. (Res.) Uri Ben Yaakov from IDC Herzliya.
Photos courtesy of Zack Ziegler.