Aluf (Major General, res.) Amos Yadlin (Hebrew: עמוס ידלין, born 1951) is a former general in the Israeli Air Force (IAF) and was the head of the Israeli Military Intelligence Directorate, known as Aman. Before being promoted to head of Aman, Yadlin was the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) military attaché to Washington, D.C.. Previously in his career he headed the IDF National Defense College. When Yadlin was an officer in the IAF he participated in Operation Opera, which destroyed the Iraqi nuclear reactor. He also served as Deputy Commander of the IAF. Yadlin obtained a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration at Ben Gurion University in the Negev. He received a master’s degree in Public Administration from the JFK School of Government, Harvard University.