Nidal Abu Dukhan (PA)
Major General Nidal Abu Dukhan (نضال أبو دخان) has lead the Palestinian Authority's National Security Forces (NSF) since December 2011. He is also a member of Fatah's Revolutionary Council. Abu Dukhan was born in 1968 in Algeria; where he received his initial military training. In addition, he has attended military courses in the USA, France, and Switzerland. He has previously served in Preventive Security Force (PSF). He was also head of special forces in the Presidential Guard and general director of Military Intelligence.