Alon Liel

Amb. (ret.) Dr. Alon Liel

Ambassador (ret.) of Israel to South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Former Director General, The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Alon Liel

Chairperson of the board of trustees, Israel Academic College, Ramat Gan             
Chairperson of the board - Hertzliya Hebrew Gymnasium
Member of the board of - Sikkuy; Ir Amim

 

 

          

  • 2002-2006 - Chairman Israel-Turkey Business Council     
  • 2000-2001 - Director General – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem
  • 1998-1999 - Chief Scientist, Ministry for Regional cooperation
  • 1994-1996 - Director General – Ministry of Economy and Planning
  • 1992-1994 - Ambassador of Israel to South Africa (Non Resident Ambassador to Mozambique and Zimbabwe) 
  • 1990-1992 - Consul General of Israel to South Eastern Unites States (based in Atlanta, Georgia)
  • 1987-1989  - Foreign Ministry Spokesman
                       - Member of the Israeli delegation to the United Nation General Assembly
                       - Member of the Israeli negotiating team at the Taba talks with Egypt
  • 1986-1987 – Assistant to the Director General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • 1981-1983 – Charge D ‘affairs (head of mission) of Israel in Turkey.
  •  1979-1981 - Vice Consul of Israel to the Mid-Western United States (based in Chicago. Illinois)
  • 1971-1979 – Different positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem

Academic Record

  • 2001- 2017– Lecturer in Int. Relations Tel Aviv University and Interdisciplinary School (IDC) Hertzliya     
  • 1984-1986 – Ph.D Hebrew University Jerusalem, Doctoral thesis "The Dependence of Imported Energy and its Impact on Turkey's Foreign Policy"
  • 1973-1977 – M.A. Hebrew University, Jerusalem (International Relations)
  • 1969-1972 – B.A. Hebrew University Jerusalem (Economics & International Relations)

Books

  • Turkey in the Middle East - Oil, Islam and Politics, 1993 (Hebrew)
  • Black Justice – The South African Upheaval, 1999, (Hebrew)                                         
  • Turkey – The Military, Islam and Politics, 1999, (Expanded edition, Hebrew)
  • Turkey in the Middle East- Lynne Rienner, Colorado, 2001 (English).
  • Demo Islam, Turkey’s New Regime, August 2003 (Hebrew)
  • Demo Islam, Islamic Democracy in Turkey, 2008 (Hebrew) 
  • Turkish-Israeli Relations 1949-2010, 2010 (English, Hebrew, Turkish)
  • Equalizer – South Africa is Building a Nation, 2011 (Hebrew).

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