Peter Forster

Swiss journalist

Swiss journalist

Born 1946, Ph.D. from Zurich University 1970 (History, Constitutional Law). 1971/72 Post-Graduate-Studies Columbia University New York and University of California at Berkeley. 1972 Editor „Neue Zürcher Zeitung“, 1973 Correspondent „Neue Zürcher Zitung“ for Israel, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, based in Jerusalem. 1981 Editor-in-Chief „Thurgauer Zeitung“ and Member of the Board Huber & Co. AG. 2001 Chairman Lilienbergrat Unternehmerforum Lilienberg. Author: „Aber wahr muss es sein. Information als Waffe“ (Frauenfeld, 1998) und „Fällt Jerusalem? Israel und die Araber: Tage der Entscheidung“ (Frauenfeld, 2001). January 1996 – December 2003: Commander Info Rgt 1 (Swiss Army). Before Commander Sch Kan Bttr I/33, Army Bat 510 and 540, Army Rgt 500. Since 1.1.04 responsible for Info Op project General Staff Swiss Army. 1996 Info Op Course 4th POG Airbonre Fort Bragg (USA) 2000 OSCE Engagement Info Op Bosnia (all entities) 2003 Component Commander Info Op NATO CPX „ALLIED ACTION 03“ Teaches in Swiss Army at MILAK, AAL (GLG, FLG, SLG), in Austrian Army at GLG and SLG. Author „Allgemeine Schweizerische Militärzeitschrift“, „Schweizer Soldat“, „Oesterreichische Militärzeitschrift“, „Truppendienst“. In March 2002 the Swiss Government elected Dr. Forster President of the Swiss Security Council. Married, three children.



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