After Six Years Barak Leaves Defense Ministry: 'Israel Is Facing Extremely Complex Challenges'

Ehud Barak begins taking leave of ministry, after almost six years in office; he headed the ministry during the strike on the nuclear facility in Syria, which, according to foreign reports, was carried out by Israel, and during the two assaults on the Gaza Strip.

Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Monday began taking leave of ministry and parting from Israel Defense Forces officials, after almost six years in office.