Interaction with Ambassador Naor Gilon, The Israeli Envoy to India
Abhinav Pandya, CEO, and Founder of Usanas Foundation met Naor Gilon, the Ambassador of Israel to India, at the Embassy of Israel in New Delhi on 3rd May 2022.
They discussed a range of issues, including radicalisation and terrorism in India, and Israel's views on it. Mr. Pandya presented his book "Radicalization in India: An Exploration" to Amb. Gilon. The book was written before the Pulwama Fidayeen attack and it made a strategic forecast about the Fidayeen attacks in Kashmir. It also discusses at length Islamist Organizations like Jamaat-e-Islami and People's Front of India (PFI) which are emerging as a great threat to India’s national security.
Mr. Pandya and Amb. Gilon also talked about Israel's and India's stances on the Russia-Ukraine Conflict and the emerging world order. They also discussed the research and think tank level collaboration between India and Israel.
In the past, Usanas Foundation has invited many Israeli scholars and security experts for various webinars, as well as for the Maharana Pratap Annual Security Dialogue held in January 2022.