US Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) will be visiting Israel from Sunday, 15 Elul to Saturday 21 Elul. During his trip to Israel, the Senator will be updated on strategic and diplomatic issues, as well as other major developments in the region.
Senator Cotton, in office as of January 2015, serves on the Armed Services, Intelligence, and Banking committees.
He is a graduate of Harvard University Law School. Prior to becoming a senator, he served one term in the House of Representatives. In addition, following a clerkship with the US Court of Appeals, he served in the US Army as an Infantry Officer where he spent nearly 5 years on active duty. The Senator completed combat tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Before running for office, the Senator worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. Senator Cotton is the youngest current US Senator.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)