Duvdevani's
Lectures - Hostage Taking

Israel's Counter-terrorism policy in Hostage-taking incidents:

  • The significance of hostage-taking incidents.
  • The Strategic and tactical approaches.
  • The 14 considerations for policy-makers.
  • Negotiation vs brutal action.
  • The sand-clock affect.
  • Analysis of some case-studies:
    • Sabena airline hijacking - 1972
    • Ma'alot school – 1974
    • El-Al airline hijacking – 1968
    • Munich Olympics massacre - 1972
    • Air-France airline hijack (Entebbe) – 1976
    • Bus 300 incident – 1984
    • IDF Soldier's kidnapping (Nahshon Waxman) – 1994