Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Yakov Shaharabani is a senior advisor at FDD. He is the former Israeli Air Force Attaché and the Deputy Defense Attaché to the United States and Canada. Prior to this assignment, Brig. Gen. Shaharabani was the Head of the Israeli Air Force Intelligence. Brig. Gen. Shaharabani received his M.A. in National Resource Strategy from National Defense University (NDU), Washington, D.C. where he was a distinguished graduate and recipient of the NDU President Award for Visionary and Strategic Writing.