David Friedman is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies. Prior to his current position he served in the IDF and Israel Ministry of Defense, mainly in the R&D directorate.
From the INSS website:
- For nearly 25 years, Dr. Friedman served in the IDF and Israel Ministry of Defense, mainly in the R&D directorate. He was responsible for R&D projects in the field of chemical / biological defense. He retired from the IDF in 1994 at the rank of colonel, serving as Head of the Chem/Bio Protection Division. He then joined the IMOD where he served as Special Assistant for Bio/Chem Defense in the office of the Assistant Minister of Defense.
David Friedman is a senior research fellow at INSS. His research focuses on non-conventional terrorism, with particular attention to strategies for confronting bioterrorism, including preventing the proliferation of biological weapons to terrorist groups.
- Friedman, David, 'Preventing Chemical and Biological Weapons Proliferation', in Emily B. Landau and Tamar Malz-Ginzburg (eds.) The Obama Vision and Nuclear Disarmament, INSS Memorandum, no. 107, March 2011.
- Friedman, David, 'Experts Meeting in Advance of the 2011 BWC Review Conference', INSS Insight, No. 206, September 15, 2010.
- Friedman, David, 'The US National Strategy for Dealing with Biological Threats', INSS Insight, No. 155, January 12, 2010.
- Friedman, David, 'Congressional Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism', INSS Insight, No. 84, December 15, 2008,
- Ophir, Noam and Friedman, David, 'The Anthrax Envelopes Attack: Reexamining the Biological Threat', INSS Insight, No. 68, August 20, 2008.
- Friedman, David, 'The Sixth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention: A Partial Success', INSS Insight, No. 5, January 3 2007.
- Friedman, David, 'Preventing the Proliferation of Biological Weapons: Situation Overview and Recommendations for Israel', Strategic Assessment, Vol. 7, No. 3, Decemaber 2004.
- David Friedman biography, INSS website.