Gadi Eizenkot

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Gadi Eizenkot or Eisenkot (born May 19, 1960) was the 21st Chief of General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (February 16, 2015 – January 15, 2019).wikipedia
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Dahiya doctrine

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He is the originator of the so-called Dahiya doctrine.
The Dahiya doctrine or, Dahya doctrine, is a military strategy of asymmetric warfare, outlined by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of General Staff Gadi Eizenkot, which encompasses the destruction of the civilian infrastructure of regimes deemed to be hostile as a measure calculated to deny combatants the use of that infrastructure and endorses the employment of "disproportionate power" to secure that end.

Israel Defense Forces

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Gadi Eizenkot or Eisenkot (born May 19, 1960) was the 21st Chief of General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (February 16, 2015 – January 15, 2019). After being drafted to the Israel Defense Forces and joined the Golani Brigade.
He replaced Gadi Eizenkot in 2019.

Golani Brigade

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After being drafted to the Israel Defense Forces and joined the Golani Brigade.
Although the brigade is known for insubordination problems, three of its commanders, Mordechai Gur, Gabi Ashkenazi and Gadi Eizenkot, became IDF Chiefs of Staff with many more reaching the rank of aluf (major general).

Tiberias

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Gadi Eisenkot was born in Tiberias, in northern Israel.

Eilat

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Eizenkot grew up in the southern port city of Eilat, and studied at Goldwater High School, majoring in maritime studies.

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Operations Directorate

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He was promoted to head of Israeli Operations Directorate in June 2005.

Benny Gantz

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On November 28, 2014, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chose Eizenkot as the successor to Gen. Benny Gantz as the Chief of Staff of the IDF.

Military Secretary to the Prime Minister

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Chief of the General Staff (Israel)

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Gadi Eizenkot or Eisenkot (born May 19, 1960) was the 21st Chief of General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (February 16, 2015 – January 15, 2019).

Israel

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Gadi Eisenkot was born in Tiberias, in northern Israel.

Moroccan Jews

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He is the second of four children born to Meir and Esther Eizenkot, Jewish Moroccan immigrants from the town of Safi.

Safi, Morocco

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He is the second of four children born to Meir and Esther Eizenkot, Jewish Moroccan immigrants from the town of Safi.

Casablanca

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His mother was born in Casablanca, and his father was born in Marrakesh.

Marrakesh

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His mother was born in Casablanca, and his father was born in Marrakesh.

History

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He graduated with a (B.A.) in History from Tel Aviv University and later completed a post-graduate degree at Haifa University in Political science.

Tel Aviv University

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He graduated with a (B.A.) in History from Tel Aviv University and later completed a post-graduate degree at Haifa University in Political science.

Political science

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He graduated with a (B.A.) in History from Tel Aviv University and later completed a post-graduate degree at Haifa University in Political science.

Squad leader

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He served as a soldier, a squad leader and a platoon leader.

Platoon leader

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He served as a soldier, a squad leader and a platoon leader.

1982 Lebanon War

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In the First Lebanon War he served as a Company commander in the Golani brigade.

Company commander

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In the First Lebanon War he served as a Company commander in the Golani brigade.

Anti-tank warfare

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During the South Lebanon conflict (1985–2000) he served as the brigade's Operations Officer and as the commander of the Golani Orev Company.