About Us

The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (ITIC) was established in 2001 as part of the Israel Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration Center, the government institution for commemorating the legacy of the Israeli intelligence community, located at Glilot in central Israel. The ITIC collects and analyzes the information used in its reports, studies and bulletins related to terrorism and intelligence, and guarantees the quality and reliability of its publications.

The Team

The ITIC has an experienced team of researchers and information specialists who follow terrorist events as they unfold. They collect, process and analyze the information as it appears in various languages, the basis for the publications regularly issued on the ITIC website. The late Colonel (Ret.) Dr. Reuven Erlich directed the ITIC from its establishment until his untimely and unexpected death in January 2021. The current director is Shlomo Mofaz.

The main research topics in the field of terrorism:

The main research topics in the field of terrorism:

  • The main research topics in the field of terrorism:
  • The Palestinian terrorist organizations, their ideology, activities and military capabilities, their political activity, and their international battle for hearts and minds.
  • The Palestinian Authority and the de-facto Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip.
  • The Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • Hezbollah in Lebanon.
  • Global jihad organizations, mainly ISIS and Al-Qaeda.
  • Funding and marketing terrorism.
  • States which sponsor terrorism, mainly Iran and Syria.
  • The campaign to delegitimize Israel.
  • Anti-Semitism and incitement to terrorism and hatred directed against the State of Israel and the Jewish people.
  • Iran and its policy toward terrorism and the State of Israel.