‘Price Tag’ Acts Were Born of the Gaza Disengagement

Search TagX on Google View all posts tagged as Tagx Find TagX related info in WikiPedia What is left of that impetuous decision by Sharon to uproot the settlers he implanted in the soil of the Land of Israel? Hamas ruling Gaza, a derelict political party and a group of juvenile criminals. By Moshe Arens […]

Of ‘Dictators’ and Israeli Democracy

Making sure that the majority of Israel’s citizens have full confidence in the judgment of the Supreme Court is of paramount importance to Israeli democracy. By Moshe Arens (A version of this column appeared in Haaretz on November 29, 2011.) Was Franklin Roosevelt, that great democratic president, who led America to victory over Nazi Germany, […]

Arab Spring Will Just Bring Upon Islamist Dictatorships

The toppling of the Arab dictators was inevitable; unfortunately, however, just as inevitable is what is going to follow their overthrow. By Moshe Arens (A version of this column appeared in Haaretz on November 22, 2011.) The United Nations Development Programme’s 2002 Arab Human Development Report stated that “deeply rooted shortcomings” existed in Arab countries. […]

Israel’s Shameful Attack on Arabic Must be Stopped

Why demonstrate lack of respect for Arab citizens at a time when the most important challenge facing Israel is to integrate its Arab citizens into Israeli society? By Moshe Arens (A version of this column appeared in Haaretz on November 15, 2011.) The proposal by some members of the Knesset to strip the Arab language […]

Shalit Release No Cause for Celebrations

How we wish that the joy we feel with Gilad Shalit’s return home will not be marred by the sorrows of tomorrow; but we did not need the latest Hamas pronouncements that they intend to carry out further abductions to remind us of the dangers we face. By Moshe Arens (A version of this column […]

How Middle East Peace Began

It was a terrible war, yet, what the IDF’s victories in 1949, 1956 and again in 1967 had not been able to accomplish was achieved in the Yom Kippur War. By Moshe Arens (A version of this column appeared in Haaretz on October 11, 2011.) The Middle East peace process began on October 24, 1973, […]

There Was No Political Tsunami for Israel After All

It turns out that the tsunami predicted to hit Israel in the month of September went the way of so many other predictions that have been made about the Middle East in recent years. By Moshe Arens (A version of this column appeared in Haaretz on September 28, 2011.) The month of September is almost […]

The Palestinian State and its Jewish Refugees

Ariel Sharon carried out such an ethnic cleansing operation in the large Jewish settlement bloc in Gush Katif, using the Israel Defense Forces to forcibly uproot 8,000 Jewish farmers from their lands. By Moshe Arens (A version of this column appeared in Haaretz on September 20, 2011.) Maen Areikat, the Palestine Liberation Organization’s “ambassador” to […]

Put the Blame on Bibi

What we referred to over the years as the “cold peace” with Egypt was an agreement with a dictatorial regime and not with the Egyptian people. Now that the regime is gone, who knows what will be the fate of that agreement? By Moshe Arens (A version of this column appeared in Haaretz on September […]

Iron Dome is Not Enough to Protect Israeli Citizens

While Iron Dome can effectively defend small militarily important targets, it does not provide the protection that our civilian population in the south, and maybe tomorrow in the north, is entitled to. By Moshe Arens (A version of this column appeared in Haaretz on August 31, 2011.) As the walrus said to the carpenter in […]

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