Prof. Moshe Arens

Prof. Moshe Arens taught aeronautics at the Technion. From 1962 until 1971 he was Deputy Director General at Israel Aircraft Industries, and won the Israel Defense Prize in 1971. Prof Arens served as Israel's Ambassador to the United States, 1982-83, 1983-84 Minister of Defense 1984-88 Minister without Portfolio 1988-90 Minister of Foreign Affairs 1990-92 Minister of Defense 1999 Minister of Defense

Publications by Prof. Moshe Arens

From the Balfour Declaration to a Palestinian State?

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration. Read More »

Facing Iran: Lessons Learned Since Iraq’s 1991 Missile Attack on Israel

The Iranians learned a great deal from the destruction of Iraq’s Osirak reactor by the Israel Air Force in 1981. They dispersed their nuclear program, putting much of it deep underground. There is no single target which, if destroyed, would substantially set back the Iranian nuclear program. Read More »

Missile Proliferation in the Middle East

The present Iraqi capability is relatively limited. According to recent U.S. estimates, Iraq may have a dozen or two Scud missiles that were not caught by UN inspectors. They are working to attain nuclear capability but do not have it at the moment. However, both the Iraqis and the Iranians have chemical warheads, and both probably have biological weapons as well.
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