Mohammad Naved Ferdaus Iqbal

Mohammad Naved Ferdaus Iqbal is a postgraduate student of Intelligence and Security Studies at Brunel University London (UK). He has over 12 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, having worked extensively in the United States, China, Thailand and Bangladesh.

The paper evaluates the magnitude of threat posed by Violent Non-State Actors as opposed to hostile states actors with a national intelligence apparatus.

This paper's intent is to evaluate Israel’s performance in the second Lebanon war by identifying key failures, the causes of those failures, and to draw out lessons learned.