MK Nachman Shai (Kadima) was awarded the 2012 Tshetshik Prize for Security Studies on Thursday, for his doctoral thesis on public diplomacy.
Shai received his doctorate from Bar-Ilan University in 2010, studying public diplomacy and in low-intensity conflict, his area of expertise after serving as IDF Spokesman during the Gulf War and several other high-ranking positions in the Israeli media.
The Kadima MK's thesis, which examines Israeli public diplomacy during the Second Intifada, will be published as a book next month.
The Tshetshik Prize for Security Studies is awarded by Tel Aviv University's Institute for National Security Studies.
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