Lecturer, Department of War Studies, King's College London

Ahron Bregman served in the Israeli army for six years. He took part in the 1982 Lebanon War and reached the rank of Major. He left the army after the war to work at the Knesset as a parliamentary assistant. Ahron studied in Jerusalem and London, completing a doctorate in War Studies at the Department of War Studies in 1994. He worked as a consultant / associate producer on two major BBC TV documentaries: The Fifty Years War: Israel and the Arabs (1998) and Elusive Peace: Israel and the Arabs (2005).

Books include:
The Fifty Years War: Israel and the Arabs (Penguin, 1998)
Israel’s Wars: A History since 1947 (Routledge, 2000, 2002, 2010)
A History of Israel (Palgrave, 2002)
Elusive Peace: How the Holy Land Defeated America (Penguin, 2005)
Warfare in the Middle East since 1945 (ed. Ashgate, 2008).
Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories (Penguin, June, 2014)
Defeat: Israel in Lebanon 1982-2012 (Forthcoming, 2015)

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer, Department of War Studies, King's College London