Col. Eran Duvdevani is a free-lance consultant in counter-terrorism and an instructor in the Israel Defense Forces (“IDF”), as well as a research fellow and lecturer for the International Policy Institute for Counter-terrorism. Duvdevani was the Head of Threat Assessment team for the 2004 Olympics in Athens, and in that capacity he prepared the training and drills plan proposal of the security forces. Duvdevani retired from the Israeli Defense Forces in 2001, after 23 years of service where he gained a comprehensive experience in Counter-Terrorism & security techniques, and he used his experience as a commercial pilot to assist with the issue of aviation security when two airplanes were hijacked to Israel in 1995 and 2000. Holding a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Be’er Sheba University, Duvdevani graduated from a Commanding and Staff course at the IDF College of Commanding and Staff and has held various leadership positions within the forces, including Head of Combined Operations in the IDF GHQ.