Professor Amos Guiora of the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law is currently at his home just outside of Jerusalem and is available to speak about the significant spike in violence in Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, and southern Israel.
He served for 19 years in the Israel Defense Forces as Lieutenant Colonel (retired), and held several senior command positions, including legal advisor to the Gaza Strip and commander of the IDF School of Military Law. Professor Guiora has published extensively both in the U.S. and Europe on issues related to national security, limits of interrogation, religion and terrorism, the limits of power, multiculturalism, and human rights. He is the author of several books and book chapters, including The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust (translated into Chinese and Dutch); In the Crosshairs of Unfettered Executive Power: The Moral Dilemmas of Justifying and Carrying Out Targeted Killings; and Targeted Killings: Defining and Applying the Limits of Military Ethics.