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Sayed Ghoneim, Major General (Retd), Chairman IGSDA, UAE (Egyptian)

Sayed Ghoneim

Chairman, Institute for Global Security & Defense Affairs (IGSDA – Online) – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Senior member of the Advisory Board of “Program of Master of Security Studies and Information Analysis” at American University in The Emirates (AUE).

Email: chairman@igsda.org & nsda@sayedghoneim.net

Web: www.igsda.org

Ghoneim is a visiting scholar and guest speaker to:

  • Belgian Royal Military Academy, Brussels.
  • National Defense University, Taiwan.
  • Defense University of Honduras.
  • NATO Defense College, Middle East Faculty, Rome.
  • Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of University of Tokyo.
  • American University in The Emirates, Dubai.

He recently spoke in the U.S. Central Command (Tampa, FL), Europe Union Military Staff HQ (Brussels).

He repeatedly participated, spoke, and chaired international security and counter terrorism activities in, Madrid, Crete Island, Seoul, Shanghai Abu Dhabi, Amman, Cairo, Tunis, Shanghai, Seoul, Tegucigalpa, and others.

He is a monthly article writer in the national newspapers in Egypt, and author of the book ‘Managing Defense in Democratic Society’.

During his long service in the Egyptian Armed Forces;

Locally, he served in several command & staff jobs including intelligence, planning & operations, training and education. His last position was Director of Planning and Operations at (strategic department level).

Internationally;

  • Senior National Representative of Egypt to the U.S. Central Command (Tampa, Florida).
  • Chief of Staff at the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN).
  • In other peacekeeping and humanitarian aids missions in Western Sahara and Rwanda.

Education;

He obtained his (Master of Military Science) from General Command & Staff College of both Egypt and Pakistan, and his Bachelor of Business Administrations from Ain Shams University, Egypt; in addition to a diploma in political science (Defence Diplomacy and Security Studies) from RMCS at Cranfield University, England, UK.

Ghoneim obtained his Fellowship Degree in Strategic Security Studies from Nasser Higher Military Academy of Egypt (* PhD). Also, currently he’s a PhD researcher in Political Science (Faculty of Commerce and Political Science at Port Said University), Egypt.

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* The Fellowship Degree has been approved as PhD equivalent of Security & Defense Studies by the Supreme Council of Universities of Egypt on 22nd of November 2015 and attested by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affair on 30th of November 2015.

* The (Master of Military Science) from General C&SC of Egypt has been approved as MSc of Military Science by the Supreme Council of Universities of Egypt on 22nd of November 2015, and attested by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affair on 30th of November 2015


Last updated, November 2018

 

Some publications in English in Daily News Egypt newspapers.

Press interview with Gen. Sayed Ghoneim: Egypt’s biggest threat is inability to accept, apply international standards, laws:
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/11/23/egypts-biggest-threat-is-inability-to-accept-apply-international-standards-laws-ghoneim/

Article 1: The ‘New World Order’ and the current super-power states
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/12/09/the-new-world-order-and-the-current-super-power-states/

Article 2: The Wrong Solution
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/12/21/the-wrong-solution/

Article 3: The Middle East Between Facing Threats, Challenges and Hope for the Stability
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/03/20/410641/

Article 4: Part 1: It was the only world power and today it seeks to regain its regional power.
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/05/17/part-1-sovereignty-world-power-and-seeking-to-restore-regional-power/

Article 5: Part 2: It was the only world power and today it seeks to regain its regional power.
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/06/04/part-ii-world-power-today-seeks-regain-regional-power/

Political & security analysis 1: Our nuclear weapons will only be used as a ‘deterrent’: North Korean Ambassador to Egypt
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/01/09/our-nuclear-weapons-will-only-be-used-as-a-deterrent-north-korean-ambassador/

Political & security analysis 2: NATO invitation to Montenegro provokes Russia
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/12/07/nato-invitation-to-montenegro-provokes-russia/

Political & security analysis 3: True impact of JCPA and Iran’s nuclear program
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/01/26/true-impact-of-jcpa-and-irans-nuclear-programme/

Political & security analysis 3: The changing of the American policy towards Egypt and The Middle East
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/05/14/shoukry-kerry-discuss-bilateral-relations-and-regional-affairs/