Nir Kalron is a former Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) combatant for special air operations. He spent over a decade in the security and defense-consulting sector, specializing in Africa geo-politics, wildlife protection, and illicit traffic of contraband.
|If you don't have the ability to work with local authorities, and confront corruption and tribal issues, then you'll fail.||Foreign Aid|
|The poachers were using heavy weapons. It was a real war. I realize this is what I wanted to do.||Environment & Environmentalism|
|We need more people with military background [in the conservation field]. The big problem is that the wildlife organizations hate to be seen as militaristic. But people in the United States don't understand the nasty people [poachers] you're dealing with. You have to deal with them in like manner.||Environment & Environmentalism|