Former Commander, Combat Intelligence Corps, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Former Head, Intelligence Directorate, Mossad, Israel
Brig. General (Ret.) Amnon Sofrin’s last assignment in Israel’s Intelligence Community has been on a senior position, as head of the Intelligence directorate at Israel’s Secret Service, from which he retired in January 2008.
BG. Sofrin has served in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) from 1973 to 2003 His last assignment with the IDF has been Chief Combat Intelligence Corps, which he established and commanded for 3.5 years and retired as a Brigadier General.
Brig. General Amnon Sofrin has a BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University and a MA in Political Science & Security Studies at Haifa University (1993). He is working on his PhD thesis at the Hebrew University.