Moshe Yaalon

The Israeli warrior waiting in the wings

Former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon frankly discusses Operation Protective Edge, the Elor Azaria affair – and his own vision and ambition.

Former defense minister Moshe Yaalon

'Former Israeli defense minister advised Trump on avoiding Obama’s mistakes'

“Abbas won’t deliver the goods. There isn’t anyone on their side who can. Trump is looking for a deal. But there is no partner for a deal.”

Former defense minister Moshe Yaalon

Ya'alon: Forget final settlement with Palestinians

Ya'alon said, however, that he "doesn’t want to rule" over Palestinians, and is against annexation of Area C and "settling everywhere."

PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Former Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon

Here be dragons – Ya’alon’s new political voyage fraught with danger

Ya’alon’s decision to start up his own political vehicle is an unsurprising and obvious move.

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (L) takes part in a cabinet meeting chaired by PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Analysis: Ya’alon v. Liberman

Ya’alon came out against the so-called Hebron shooter and labeled him a murderer.

Moshe Ya'alon, Benjamin Netanyahu, Gideon Saar

Netanyahu's rivals back prime minister in UN crisis

Sa'ar and Ya'alon are both senior Likud figures resigned from the cabinet and took a break from politics due in part to disputes with Netanyahu.


Cabinet reshuffle

Any disagreement the military has with that government must be voiced in appropriate private forums.

Avigdor Liberman

Politics and Diplomacy: Liberman’s path to the coalition

Behind the scenes of the political upheaval that brought the Yisrael Beytenu leader to the Defense Ministry.

Former defense minister Moshe Yaalon

Israel’s officers defend democracy not as Dr. Strangeloves but as Dr. Strangers-to-hatred

Ya’alon is correct that IDF officers must “continue to be brave, not only on the battlefield, but also at the conference table.”

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