JPPI Podcast: Shmuel Rosner and Guest Avi Gil discuss Gil’s latest book, Shimon Peres: An Insider’s Account of the Man and the Struggle for a New Middle East.
Ambassador Avi Gil served as the Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs from April 2001-November 2002. He also served as Director-General of Israel’s Ministry of Regional Cooperation, Deputy Director-General of the Peres Center for Peace; the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff, Media Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Finance, and Executive Policy Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He has been closely involved in Israel’s policy-making and peace efforts, including the negotiations that led to the Oslo Accords and the peace treaty with Jordan. He is a Senior Fellow at the JPPPI and was a close advisor to President Shimon Peres.