Amnon Lipkin-Shahak was head of Aman, the Israeli Defence Forces Intelligence Branch (1986-91), Deputy Chief of Staff (1991-95), and Chief of General Staff (1995-98). He later served as Minister of Tourism (1999-2000) and Transport (2000-01).
According to Tanya Reinhart, Shahak "was known as a supporter of the Oslo process" during his tenure as Chief of Staff.
- ↑ Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 8 March 2001.
- ↑ Tanya Reinhart, Israel: The Military in Charge?, OpenDemocracy, 24 May 2002.