military ethics, low-intensity war, humanitarian law, targeted killings, “Just War” theory, Terrorism and Guerrilla Warfare.
Liram Stenzler Koblentz
Dr. Liram Stenzler-Koblentz is a Researcher & Internal Relations Manager at International Institute for Counter Terrorism (ICT) in Herzliya. She holds a Ph.D. from Tel-Aviv University in the Political Science Department. Her research focuses with the issue of democratic states facing terror or guerrilla activities (with a focus on Israel, the United-States and Sri-Lanka). The research provided democratic states fighting these kind of organizations with an operative instrument that defines realistic requirements to help the state maintain its military effectiveness while increasing the legitimacy of its actions in the eyes of the international community, both during and after combat. Dr. Stenzler-Koblentz was awarded a prize for her unique research in the field of terrorism, on behalf of Inbar Fund and the Intelligence Heritage Center. Liram was awarded the Fox International Scholarship (2011-2012), on behalf of Yale University and the MacMilan Center for International and Area studies, for research that intends to offer practical solutions to problems which stand in the way of the world’s peace and prosperity. During 2012-2013, and while being a doctoral candidate, she held a visiting Assistant in Research position at the Sociology Department at Yale. She holds an M.A. from Tel-Aviv University, Security Studies department. Her Thesis deals with the subject of morality of targeted killing in the state of Israel. Dr. Stenzler-Koblentz has published articles and op-eds for various newspapers and journals.