• Katarina Štrbac Дирекција за европске интеграције и управљање пројектима Београд
  • Branislav Milosavljević Институт за стратегијска истраживања Београд


strategic culture, Israel Defense Forces, Palestinian conflicts, geopolitics


The Israeli strategic culture has been carefully developed over the past six decades, with the appropriate role of state institutions and the most important Israeli defense forces. Israel's strategic culture has been largely determined by geopolitics. A look at the map of the Middle East points to the isolation of this state, surrounded if not hostile, then at least to the indomitable neighbors. As a part of Israel's strategic culture, we can distinguish some specific approaches that, despite their characteristic, have a common character that threats to Israel are also a threat to the Jewish community. On the other hand, the military dimension has a central place in ensuring survival in the Middle East. The specificity of the Israeli strategic culture is in its dominant orientation to the three main streams that will be discussed more in this paper. In addition to the aforementioned authors, the introductory part considers the problem of defining the strategic culture and the use of the mentioned syntagm. In the domestic scientific and professional public, very little attention is given to this topic, which gives the work a special dimension.


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How to Cite

Štrbac , K. ., & Milosavljević, B. . (2019). CONNECTION OF STRATEGIC CULTURE AND STRATEGIC BEHAVIOR OF ISRAEL. KULTURA POLISA, 16(38), 281–293. Retrieved from


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