Amos Gilboa, analyst and ex-head of top IDF intelligence unit, dies at 81

Amos Gilboa, a prominent defense analyst and a former head of the Research Department, one of the most central units of the Israel Defense Forces Military Intelligence Directorate, has died aged 81, Hebrew-language media reports.

Gilboa, who died of an unspecified illness, was also a researcher of Israel’s intelligence, an author and a columnist for media outlets.