Amnon Lipkin-Shahak

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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).[1]

According to Tanya Reinhart, Shahak "was known as a supporter of the Oslo process" during his tenure as Chief of Staff.[2]


  1. Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 8 March 2001.
  2. Tanya Reinhart, Israel: The Military in Charge?, OpenDemocracy, 24 May 2002.