Dr. Shaul Shay holds the rank of Colonel in the Israeili Army. He is a graduate of the Israeli National Defense College and completed both MA and PhD at Bar Ilan University in Political Science – International Affairs. Dr. Shay is a lecturer at Bar Ilan University, senior research fellow of the International Policy Institute for Counter Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzilya and heads the Department of Military History of the IDF.
Dr. Shaul Shay is really controversial in his view:
“Shay believes that it is, “Incorrect to analyze the war in the Balkans [Bosnia and Kosovo] as the war between Christianity and Islam. The conflict was based on political and humanitarian ground. The western support was significant in protecting Muslims in both wars, mainly in Kosovo.” Shay claims that, the West intervened to prevent, “ethnic cleansing and crimes against the Muslims. I am afraid that people at that time,” continues Shay, “ did not take into consideration a long-term consequence of the emergence of these Islamic terror infrastructures in the Balkans….”
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