Can the celebrations at the release of Palestinian murderers from prison truly be considered a sign that Abbas wants to make peace with Israel?
Born in 1925 in Lithuania, Moshe Arens grew up in the U.S. and immigrated to Israel 1948.
His political life began in 1974, when he was elected to the Knesset as a lawmaker for the Likud. In 1982, Arens became the Israeli ambassador to the United States for one year, before returning to Israel to become Defense Minister. Arens also served as Foreign Minister from 1988 to 1990.
Arens became defense minister again between 1990 and 1992, when he retired from politics, only to return in 1999 to the same portfolio.
Arens studied mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and aeronautical engineering at the California Institute of Technology. A former associate professor of aeronautical engineering at the Technion and vice president for engineering at Israel Aircraft Industries, he has published articles in academic journals on propulsion and flight mechanics.
Moshe Arens is married and the father of four.
Israel's large parties lie in shambles, felled by the contempt of disloyal politicians. This damaging trend must be curbed.
Did 2,700 soldiers who died defending Israel against the combined attack of Egypt and Syria in October 1973 lose their lives in vain?
The fact that percentage-wise the number of Israeli scientists at American universities is the largest only indicates that the Israeli educational system graduates each year a very large number of highly talented and proficient scientists.
The laudable desire for peace often leads to the abandonment of rational thought - like believing the smile on Hassan Rohani’s face.
One of Israel's earliest startups, Israel Aerospace Industries, failed to fulfill its potential or rival its peers.
Any alien would be surprised to hear that Israel is considering leaving areas that are tranquil and abandoning them to the looming storm.
Sixty-five years after promising the Christian residents of Biram and Ikrit the right to return to their Galilee villages, the Israeli government is still failing to keep its word.
Obama doesn’t want to bring down Assad or help the Syrian rebels because the sad truth is that both sides in the conflict are forces of darkness.
Israel's withdrawal from the West Bank won't bring peace to the Middle East, no matter what the White House says.