TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Former Mossad, National Security Advisor Dr. Uzi Arad (Part II)

Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview with Dr. Uzi Arad, who formerly served for more than 2 decades as Director of Research and senior liaison at Israel’s Mossad national intelligence agency.
After being appointed as Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Dr. Arad participated negotiations with neighboring Arab states.
He later headed the Israeli National Security Council, which he was instrumental in establishing.
Dr. Arad’s interests include strategy, decision making, diplomacy, energy and clandestine operations.
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  • 11678 views
  • Published: June 19, 2021
  • Duration: 28 min

TV7 Israel Watchmen Talk

“I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, [which] shall never hold their peace day nor night” (Isaiah 62:6)
They are the men and women who have stood guard over Israel. When their countrymen slept, these Watchmen could be counted on to fight for Israel and its capital, Jerusalem, on its numerous fronts. Now, one by one, they are coming to TV7’s Jerusalem studio for in-depth interviews by TV7 Analyst and Host Amir Oren, a veteran observer of the Israeli - and global - defense and government scenes. They will share their stories, insights and some revelations in a way sure to enlighten our viewers who are encouraged to keep these topics in prayer ~ Psalm 122.

Episodes

  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Former IDF COGAT, Major Gen. (ret.) Eitan Dangot (Part II)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview with retired Maj. Gen. Eitan Dangot, who came up through the Artillery Branch, fought alongside paratroopers in Lebanon, commanded and trained fire units, was a Defense Attache in the Netherlands, served as Chief of Staff in the Home Rear Command and served as…
    October 24, 2021 3783 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Former IDF COGAT, Major Gen. (ret.) Eitan Dangot (Part I)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a two-part interview with retired Maj. Gen. Eitan Dangot, who came up through the Artillery Branch, fought alongside paratroopers in Lebanon, commanded and trained fire units, was a Defense Attache in the Netherlands, served as Chief of Staff in the Home Rear Command and served as…
    October 23, 2021 4646 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Israeli Minister of Diaspora Affairs & former IDF Spokesman Nachman Shai

    Please join host Amir Oren for an interview with Minister for Jewish Diaspora Affairs Nachman Shai, who is likely Israel’s foremost authority on military-media relations. If this issue has four or five angles to it, Shai has seen it from six. Prior to entering politics, then-Brigadier General Shai was a member of the General Staff…
    September 18, 2021 4584 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk –Brig. Gen. (Res) Relik Shafir, IAF pilot & Commander, Operation Opera -P2

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview with Ace IAF Fighter Pilot, Brig. Gen. (Res) Relik Shafir. Gen. Shafir is a member of the select company of IAF fighter pilots with a distinguished record of an “Ace,” having downed at least five enemy planes in dogfights and participating in important…
    October 16, 2021 5888 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk –Brig. Gen. (Res) Relik Shafir, IAF pilot & Commander, Operation Opera -P1

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a two-part interview with Ace IAF Fighter Pilot, Brig. Gen. (Res) Relik Shafir. Gen. Shafir is a member of the select company of IAF fighter pilots with a distinguished record of an “Ace,” having downed at least five enemy planes in dogfights and participating in important…
    October 02, 2021 6112 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk - LTG (Ret.) Ehud Barak, Israel’s former Prime Minister (Part III)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the third of a three-part interview with Ehud Barak. If there is one Israeli who deserves to be the proverbial man who needs no introduction, it is Ehud Barak. For some 35 years a soldier, in the next 25 years or so moving in and out of politics, Barak…
    September 15, 2021 3902 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk - LTG (Ret.) Ehud Barak, Israel’s former Prime Minister (Part II)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a three-part interview with Ehud Barak. If there is one Israeli who deserves to be the proverbial man who needs no introduction, it is Ehud Barak. For some 35 years a soldier, in the next 25 years or so moving in and out of politics, Barak…
    September 11, 2021 6432 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk - LTG (Ret.) Ehud Barak, Israel’s former Prime Minister (Part I)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a three-part interview with Ehud Barak. If there is one Israeli who deserves to be the proverbial man who needs no introduction, it is Ehud Barak. For some 35 years a soldier, in the next 25 years or so moving in and out of politics, Barak…
    September 04, 2021 7807 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchman Talk- BG (ret.) Avigdor Kahalani, Armored Division CDR & War Hero (Part II)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview Avigdor Kahalani, one of Israel’s best-known Armor commanders, retired as a Brigadier-General after leading fighting and training on all levels, from a single tank crew to platoon to company to battalion to brigade to division. Badly wounded in the Six-Day War, when he…
    August 29, 2021 5264 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchman Talk - BG (ret.) Avigdor Kahalani; Armored Division Commander & war hero-Part I

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a two-part interview with Avigdor Kahalani, one of Israel’s best-known Armor commanders, retired as a Brigadier-General after leading fighting and training on all levels, from a single tank crew to platoon to company to battalion to brigade to division. Badly wounded in the Six-Day War, when…
    August 14, 2021 7579 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk– BG (ret) Uzi Eilam, former head Israel Atomic Energy Commission (Part II)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview with former Israel Atomic Energy Commission Director Uzi Eilam, who is also a retired IDF Brigadier General who commanded various military units during his service to IDF. Gen. Eilam has been closely involved in many of the most crucial decision-making events in the…
    August 07, 2021 6483 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – BG (ret) Uzi Eilam, former head Israel Atomic Energy Commission (Part I)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a two-part interview with former Israel Atomic Energy Commission Director Uzi Eilam, who is also a retired IDF Brigadier General who commanded various military units during his service to IDF. Gen. Eilam has been closely involved in many of the most crucial decision-making events in the…
    July 31, 2021 5677 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Dr. Uzi Rubin, former IMoD Head of Missile Defense (Part II)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview with Dr. Rubin, who is a prominent expert on missile defense and the resilience of Israel’s home front. Dr. Rubin was the founder and first director (1991-1999) of the Israel Missile Defense Organization in the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMoD), which developed, produced…
    July 17, 2021 6707 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Dr. Uzi Rubin, former IMoD Head of Missile Defense (Part I)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a two-part interview with Dr. Rubin, who is a prominent expert on missile defense and the resilience of Israel’s home front. Dr. Rubin was the founder and first director (1991-1999) of the Israel Missile Defense Organization in the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMoD), which developed, produced…
    July 03, 2021 7438 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Former Mossad, National Security Advisor Dr. Uzi Arad (Part II)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview with Dr. Uzi Arad, who formerly served for more than 2 decades as Director of Research and senior liaison at Israel’s Mossad national intelligence agency. After being appointed as Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Dr. Arad participated negotiations with neighboring…
    June 19, 2021 11678 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Cyber Warfare Expert Col. (res) Gabriel Siboni

    Please join host Amir Oren for a special interview with Col. (res.) Gabriel “Gabi” Siboni, who is the director of the Military and Strategic Affairs Program and Cyber Security Program at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and editor of the INSS Cyber, Intelligence and Security journal. Col. Siboni is also the Chief Methodologist…
    May 22, 2021 12642 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Former Mossad, National Security Advisor Dr. Uzi Arad (Part I)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a two-part interview with Dr. Uzi Arad, who formerly served for more than 2 decades as Director of Research and senior liaison at Israel’s Mossad national intelligence agency. After being appointed as Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Dr. Arad participated negotiations with neighboring…
    June 05, 2021 17733 views
  • 29min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Former IDF Surgeon General Brig. Gen. (ret) Dr. Tarif Bader

    Please join host Amir Oren for an interview with former IDF Surgeon General Brig. Gen. (ret) Dr. Tarif Bader, whose background reflects the unique make-up of Israeli society by uniting the military, medical and minority sectors. Born and raised in the Galilee Druze village of Hurfeish, he attended medical school under the auspices of the…
    April 17, 2021 10838 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Former Mossad Chief & MK, IDF Maj. Gen. (ret) Danny Yatom (Part II)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview with former Israeli Knesset Member and IDF Major General (ret) Danny Yatom. After more than three decades in the Israeli Defense Forces leading Commando and Armor units up to division level, Gen. Yatom was appointed as head of Israel’s renowned Mossad national intelligence…
    May 15, 2021 23776 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Former Mossad Chief & MK, IDF Maj. Gen. (ret) Danny Yatom (Part I)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a two-part interview with former Israeli Knesset Member and IDF Major General (ret) Danny Yatom. After more than three decades in the Israeli Defense Forces leading Commando and Armor units up to division level, Gen. Yatom was appointed as head of Israel’s renowned Mossad national intelligence…
    May 01, 2021 15054 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Israel Police Commissioner (Ret) Maj. Gen. Shachar Ayalon (Part II)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the second of a two-part interview with Major General (Ret.) Shachar Ayalon, who retired from Israel’s National Police as Deputy Commissioner General, with vast experience in public security, law and order. Ayalon has been a founding-member of the elite SWAT team YAMAM, trained in hostage situations and other sensitive…
    April 03, 2021 7021 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Israel Police Commissioner (Ret) Maj. Gen. Shachar Ayalon (Part I)

    Please join host Amir Oren for the first of a two-part interview with Major General (Ret.) Shachar Ayalon, who retired from Israel’s National Police as Deputy Commissioner General, with vast experience in public security, law and order. Ayalon has been a founding-member of the elite SWAT team YAMAM, trained in hostage situations and other sensitive…
    March 20, 2021 6361 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – fmr. IDF Dep. Chief, Amb & Min. Maj. Gen. (res.) Matan Vilnai (Part II)

    Join us for the second of a two-part interview with Matan Vilnai, whose last official position was as Israel’s Ambassador to China, after having served as a Member of Knesset and Cabinet Minister under Prime Ministers Ehud Barak and Ariel Sharon. Amb. Vilnai is most known for his distinguished military career as a bold and…
    February 06, 2021 8092 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – former IDF Dep. Chief, Amb &Minister Maj.Gen. (res.)Matan Vilnai (PartI)

    Please join us for the first of a two-part interview with Matan Vilnai, whose last official position was as Israel’s Ambassador to China, after having served as a Member of Knesset and Cabinet Minister under Prime Ministers Ehud Barak and Ariel Sharon. He is most known for his distinguished military career as a bold and…
    January 23, 2021 14168 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Brigadier-General Effi Defrin, IDF’ Intl Cooperation Division Chief (P2)

    Please join us for the second of a two-part interview with Brig. Gen. Effi Defrin, an Armor officer by training and combat experience, who heads the International Cooperation Division in the Israel Defense Forces General Staff. The General is in charge of liaison with foreign Defense Attaches based in Tel Aviv, with Israeli attaches abroad,…
    December 19, 2020 7146 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Brigadier-General Effi Defrin, IDF’ Intl Cooperation Division Chief (P1)

    Please join us for the first of a two-part interview with Brig. Gen. Effi Defrin, an Armor officer by training and combat experience, who heads the International Co-operation Division in the Israel Defense Forces General Staff. The General is in charge of liaison with foreign Defense Attaches based in Tel Aviv, with Israeli attaches abroad,…
    December 12, 2020 12298 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Lt. Gen. (ret.) Dan Halutz, former IDF Chief of General Staff (Part II)

    Please join us for the second part of an interview with a special guest, who has a unique perspective on Israel’s challenges. He is retired Lieutenant General Dani Halutz, the first and still only Air Force pilot to serve as the Israel Defense Forces Chief of General Staff (“Ramatkal” in Hebrew), a command position usually…
    November 28, 2020 11875 views
  • 27min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Lt. Gen. (ret.) Dan Halutz, former IDF Chief of General Staff (Part I)

    Please join us for the first of a two-part interview with a special guest, who has a unique perspective on Israel’s challenges. He is retired Lieutenant General Dani Halutz, the first and still only Air Force pilot to serve as the Israel Defense Forces Chief of General Staff (“Ramatkal” in Hebrew), a command position usually…
    November 21, 2020 8517 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Israel's Energy Minister and Security Cabinet Member Yuval Steinitz

    Amir Oren interviews Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, one of only two members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet to have served continuously over the last dozen years. Dr. Steinitz, a philosophy scholar by training, has held the Finance, Intelligence and Strategic Affairs portfolios, as well as the chair of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee…
    November 14, 2020 13070 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – Israeli Space Agency Chairman, Maj. Gen. (Ret) Isaac Ben-Israel

    Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel is the Chairman of the Israeli Space Agency and the National Council for Research and Development, following a distinguished career as an IDF General, scientist and politician. The member of a longtime Air Force family was twice awarded the prestigious Israel Defense Medal for helping to build create one of the world’s…
    October 17, 2020 20671 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – “Man in the Shadows” - Former Mossad Chief Amb. Efraim Halevi - Part 2

    In this second conversation with Ambassador Efraim Halevy, former Mossad Chief and the first guest in our Watchmen Talk series, the intelligence and secret diplomacy veteran shares with TV7’s Amir Oren his impressions of the several Israeli Prime Ministers for whom he served; and Jordan’s King Hussein, who befriended the London-born head of Israel’s espionage…
    September 26, 2020 15697 views
  • 28min

    TV7 Israel: Watchmen Talk – “Man in the Shadows” - Former Mossad Chief Amb. Efraim Halevi - Part 1

    To launch the Watchmen Talk series, TV7 Israel is honored by a conversation with Ambassador Efraim Halevi - the only person in Israel’s history to head both its intelligence agency MOSSAD and Jerusalem’s National Security Council. He was recalled from his Brussels post as Israel’s Ambassador to the European Union and NATO in order to…
    September 16, 2020 23532 views