Snapshot: Brothers in Arms

This photograph of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his Israeli counterpart, Moshe Ya’alon, shows an embrace that is warm. Too warm.

This photograph captures the moment when Chuck Hagel, the U.S. secretary of defense, and Israel’s defense minister, Moshe Ya’alon, met on June 14 at the Pentagon. Dominating the photograph is the bird, its wing extended, on the tail of the metallic-gray MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft (part plane, part helicopter), in black, orange and red. Below the...