Volume 5, Issue 1

The Post-Operational Level Age: The Operational Focus Approach, Part 3

Yacov Bengo & Shay Shabtai
Israel Defense Force, Israel & Israel

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About The Author

Yacov Bengo is an IDF Brigadier General and currently a Division Commander. He has an MA in Political Science and 25 years of experience in force build up and operations on the tactical level and within the General Staff. His current research deals with the utility of military force in the evolving environment of operations and therefore the adequate principals of force build up.
Shay Shabtai, an IDF Colonel (res), has more than 20 years as an expert and practitioner in Middle East issues, Israel’s national security, strategic issues and military issues. His current research includes alternative strategies for Israel; the influence of human global trends on strategy; strategic communication and perception management; and redefining the operational level of armed conflicts. In 2014, Shay received his Master’s Degree (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University’s Executive Program for Middle East Studies, and is currently a PhD candidate and lecturer at Bar Ilan University and the IDC in Herzliya.

To Cite This Article

Bengo, Yacov and Shabtai , Shay, “The Post-Operational Level Age: From Concept to Implementation, Part 3,” Infinity Journal, Volume 5, Issue 1, Fall 2015, pages 4-8.