Shimon Golan’s book on the military and political decisions in 1982 offers no major revelations but sheds light on the war’s goals and the leaders who stood behind them
The answer lies with Israel’s widespread use of political appointments: Studies show they lead to bad government, but ministers seemed determined to make the situation worse
Judging by past cases that plagued prime ministers Ariel Sharon, Ehud Olmert and Netanyahu himself, the attorney general may take some time to decided on indicting the prime minister
According to Ronen Bergman's new book, it's a miracle I'm still alive. Here’s my recollection of the fateful day I met the PLO leader in Beirut and lived to tell the tale
What rationale or logic caused Ariel Sharon, the architect and patron of much of the Israeli settlements beyond the 1949 armistice lines, to reverse course and decide on the disengagement plan?
After 35 years, with the leading figures of the 1982 Lebanon War gone, the IDF is issuing its official history of the conflict
After Yair Netanyahu claimed he was being unfairly targeted while the sons of other prime ministers get a pass, Ehud Olmert's two sons take him to task
Executive Privilege Ehud Olmert Was Not the First Israeli PM to Get in Trouble for Taking Classified Documents Home
The most notable example was Ariel Sharon, who maintained a large private archive in his private farm home
U.S. spy agency marked Sharon as the next prime minister, forecast the Palestinian uprising and believed the settlements were reversible
As the Day of Remembrance for Israel’s fallen soldiers approaches, let us acknowledge that since the futile, 18-year war in Lebanon, Israeli society has made it a point not to engage in national soul-searching about what it did.