Barak: Prime Minister deceptive and cowardly

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak attacks 'Bibi's ignominy,' calls to topple Netanyahu government.Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2017, 12:10 PM

Barak: The fiasco of Netanyahu is exposed

Former Prime Minister blasts PM Netanyahu over report he rejected peace initiative of John Kerry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 1:14 AM

Ehud Barak: I will not run for Prime Minister

Former Prime Minister says right-wing leadership leading country towards one-state with Arab majority, must be dislodged from power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 10:16 PM

What did Ehud Barak offer MK Stav Shaffir?

Former Prime Minister visits home of Zionist Union MK, begs her to run for leadership of Labor Party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2017, 11:49 AM

Israeli two-staters, wake up!

J’accuse . . . the Israeli two-staters!! Mark Langfan, 1/15/2017, 4:29 AM

Ehud Barak to Azaria judges: don't be afraid of right-wing

Former Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ehud Barak tells judges on case of Elor Azaria not to be afraid of right-wing agitation.Uzi Baruch, 1/3/2017, 8:57 PM

Ehud Barak: 'Majority of Israelis' agree with Kerry

Forner prime minister Ehud Barak praised John Kerry's speech Wednesday, stating that Netanyahu is 'being dragged after messianic stream.'Yoel Domb, 12/28/2016, 10:14 PM

INTO THE FRAY: An inane, insane initiative

Utter the “magic password” endorsing the two-state principle, and you are immediately welcomed into ‘polite society’, invited to prestigious events to expound on your “progressive perspectives” – no matter how detached from reality they may be. Dr. Martin Sherman, 12/15/2016, 10:53 PM

Barak: Right-wing nationalism greatest threat to Israel

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak says right-wing leaders obsessed with existential threats, including PM, are the greatest threat to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2016, 9:49 PM

State has obligation to investigate submarine sale

Former prime minister calls to investigate the sale of a German submarine reportedly brokered by a close confidant of the Netanyahu., 11/19/2016, 9:22 PM

Barak: Americans don’t like to be deceived

Barak continues to attack Netanyahu saying “stop acting like a child who embarrasses the US every chance it gets."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2016, 11:02 AM

Netanayhu apologizes for misunderstood Azariya analogy

Prime Minister Netanyahu referred to his telephone call to Elor Azariya's father and said he did not intend comparison to bereaved families.Yoel Domb, 9/25/2016, 11:59 AM

'Barak sitting in US pitting Zionists against each other'

Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog blasts former Prime Minister Ehud Barak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 10:12 PM

Barak leaked information from top secret meeting

Ehud Barak retorts 'the rags who let Netanyahu wash the floor with them continue spouting nonsense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 4:27 PM

Erdan blasts 'hypocrite' Barak

Public Security Minister says Ehud Barak's criticism of the defense aid agreement with the United States is politically motivated.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/17/2016, 12:49 AM

Dichter fires back at Barak over criticism of U.S. aid deal

"I do not recall Barak having any dramatic successes," says Likud MK after former PM criticizes defense aid agreement.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2016, 3:12 AM

Barak slams Israel-US defense agreement

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak slams Netanyahu’s leadership in his op-ed in the Washington PostArutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2016, 12:22 PM

Is Ehud Barak running an election campaign?

Billboards in central locales in Tel Aviv area call for Barak to run for PM because "Netanyahu is ruining the country."Shai Landesman, 9/6/2016, 6:19 PM

Likud blasts 'incompetent' Barak following comments on Netanyahu

Likud uses sharp language in blasting former Prime Minister who hinted that Binyamin Netanyahu caused serious damage to Israel’s security.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/19/2016, 10:32 PM

MKs demand discussion of Barak's comments on Netanyahu

MKs demand that former Prime Minister be summoned to explain his comments that Netanyahu caused serious harm to Israel's security.Elad Benari, 8/19/2016, 6:16 AM

Barak: Netanyahu caused serious harm to Israel's security

Former Prime Minister and Defense Minister blasts Netanyahu's conduct with regards to military aid package from the United States.Hezki Baruch, 8/18/2016, 1:14 AM

Bennett blasts 'self-flagellating, cynical' ex-defense ministers

Jewish Home leader criticizes former defense ministers for attacking gov't at Herzliya conference, challenges them to put up or shut up.Ari Soffer, 6/19/2016, 12:04 PM

Livni: 'Government is doing what YESHA Council wants'

Tzipi Livni calls on Israeli leaders to listen to complaints, particularly from Ya'alon, Barak.Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2016, 9:04 PM

Barak: The countdown to the end of Netanyahu's term has started

Former Prime Minister and Defense Minister continues his verbal attacks against Netanyahu, but says he won't run for the Knesset again.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/17/2016, 9:19 PM

Likud: 'They don't have minimal respect for the Prime Minister'

Coalition head attacks Ya'alon, Barak for criticizing Netanyahu now, but keeping silent while in government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2016, 11:05 AM

Likud blasts 'frustrated' Barak and Ya'alon

Likud party issues statement criticizing former Defense Ministers following their remarks against Netanyahu at the Herzliya Conference.Elad Benari, 6/17/2016, 2:14 AM

‘Israel has yet to recover from Barak’s government’

Minister of Agriculture Ariel snipes back at Ehud Barak’s call to topple Netanyahu government.Gil Ronen, 6/16/2016, 10:02 PM

Ehud Barak calls to topple Netanyahu

Ex-prime minister and defense minister launches scathing attack, calls to uproot communities.Yoni Kempinski, 6/16/2016, 8:36 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Like manna from heaven - for Israel's detractors

Any allusion that Israel is somehow comparable to Nazi Germany is not criticism. It is a blood libel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/3/2016, 3:26 PM

Barak blasts 'fascist' government following Ya'alon resignation

Former Defense Minister says the government is "showing signs of fascism", warns against Liberman being appointed Defense Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/20/2016, 10:31 PM

Martin Indyk mounts surprising defense of Israel on Al Jazeera

Former US Mideast envoy - who has been criticized for hostility towards Israeli gov't - notes Israel accepted peace deal, PA rejected.Ari Soffer, 5/15/2016, 3:35 PM

Israeli spymaster criticizes Netanyahu from the grave

In posthumous interview, ex-Mossad chief Meir Dagan slams Netanyahu and Ehud Barak for putting 'personal interests first.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2016, 6:11 PM

AG officially closes investigation into Ehud Barak bribery claim

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein announces closure of investigation into former Prime Minister Ehud Barak.Matt Wanderman, 1/14/2016, 12:59 PM

Report: Barak won't be investigated over alleged 'bribes'

Reports say Attorney General will not open a criminal investigation over Olmert's claims that Barak took bribes.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 1/13/2016, 6:43 AM

Barak won't be investigated for comments on Iran strike

Attorney General rules out criminal investigation against former Defense Minister over his comments on a possible Israeli attack on Iran.Elad Benari, 12/30/2015, 6:30 AM

Family of Islamist killed on Marmara sues Barak over the raid

Relatives of 19-year-old American citizen who was killed in Marmara raid launch civil suit against former Defense Minister.Elad Benari, 10/22/2015, 4:16 AM

Barak Says US Should Give Israel Arms to Strike Iran

Former prime minister says Israel and US must determine together criteria and response if Iran were to 'significantly violate' deal.Cynthia Blank, 9/22/2015, 3:21 PM

Police Complaint: Barak Endangered Israel's Security

Leaked recordings in which Ehud Barak comments on Iran and other matters is worthy of a criminal investigation, says an attorney.Moshe Cohen, 8/27/2015, 10:11 AM

Time for a Change in Israel's Political System

The mantra for Israeli politicians: I'm important, not the country. Ronn Torossian, 8/26/2015, 11:23 PM

Likud Blasts 'Pathetic' Barak Over Anti-Netanyahu Comments

'Netanyahu was doing fine before Barak, and is doing well after him now,' Likud fires, blaming former min. for 'inflated self-importance.'Tova Dvorin, 8/24/2015, 11:02 PM

Barak Threatens to Sue Media Over Leaked Recordings

Former Defense Minister's legal team threatens Channel 2 after leaks reveal Barak's disdain for Netanyahu, secrets about Iran.Netanel Katz, 8/24/2015, 10:47 PM

After Barak Scandal, Official Warns Leaks Lose Lives

Former Cabinet Secretary reveals in special Arutz Sheva interview how security leaks are too common in Israel - and can kill.Shimon Cohen, 8/24/2015, 9:00 PM

Barak: Netanyahu Responsible for Three Boys' Abductions

Former Defense Minister blames PM's inaction over Gilad Shalit, lack of follow-up for abduction of three teenagers in 2014.Tova Dvorin, 8/24/2015, 7:52 PM

Netanyahu's Bureau: 'Stop Irresponsible Talk'

'Netanyahu continues to act aggressively for the security of Israel, with determination and decisiveness.'Gil Ronen, 8/23/2015, 10:29 PM

'Netanyahu Lives Inside a Cloud of Deep Pessimism'

Ex-defense minister says Netanyahu prefers being afraid over being hopeful, doesn't make tough decisions 'until he is forced to.'Moshe Cohen, Gil Ronen, 8/23/2015, 8:36 PM

Former Nat. Security Adviser: 2011-2012 Best Time to Strike Iran

Maj. Gen. Eiland discusses how IDF shot down Netanyahu's 'ideal window' to take out Iran's nuclear program; strike is 'not impossible.'Ari Yashar, 8/23/2015, 3:20 PM

Did Barak's Iran Divulgences Harm Israel's Security?

Foreign Affairs and Defense Comm. chair will investigate why military censor cleared information on possible Iran strike for publication.Cynthia Blank, 8/23/2015, 2:07 PM

Liberman Blasts 'Chatterbox' Barak for Spilling Iran Secrets

Details of government talks to strike Iran's nuclear sites should never have been released to public, former foreign minister asserts.Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2015, 9:29 AM

Barak: Ya'alon and Steinitz Nixed Iran Strike in 2011

Former Defense Minister claims Israel planned to strike Iran's nuclear facilities in 2011, but Ministers Ya'alon and Steinitz refused.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/21/2015, 10:03 PM

Former Defense Min. Explains Why Israel Didn't Rescue Shalit

Netanyahu, former defense minister Ehud Barak discuss 'Sabena rescue' and why similar mission wasn't carried out for Gilad Shalit.Cynthia Blank, 8/13/2015, 11:08 AM

Barak: Iran Very Likely to Have Nukes Within the Decade

Former prime minister and defense minister says Iran is likely to follow in the footsteps of North Korea - but Israel can live with it.Gil Ronen, 7/14/2015, 10:19 PM

Report: Ehud Barak Considering Political Comeback

Former Prime Minister has held multiple meetings with Labor MKs in possible bid to return to the party.Tova Dvorin, 7/12/2015, 9:32 AM

Ehud Barak Warns Israel Unprepared for Hezbollah Missile Threat

Ex-DM says number and accuracy of Hezbollah's missiles pose unprecedented threat, which Israel hasn't begun to deal with.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2015, 9:21 AM

Barak Calls for Unilateral Steps if PA Won't Negotiate

Former PM says the Israeli government should take unilateral steps to establish a Palestinian state if the PA refuses to talk.Ido Ben Porat, 5/29/2015, 5:12 AM

Bennett: Only 'Big Jewish Home' Can Keep Netanyahu 'Honest'

Binyamin Netanyahu talks a good 'right-wing game,' but he needs to be 'watched,' said Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett.Yaakov Levi, 3/17/2015, 11:54 AM

Likud: Barak and Herzog Leading to Another Intifada

In response to Barak endorsement of Herzog, Likud reminds how back in 1999 'they brought the Second Intifada,' hushed up scandals.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/16/2015, 1:04 PM

Civil Rights Group Demands Herzog Reveal Role in Corruption Case

Second activist in one week to call out Herzog; claims public has a right to know if Herzog is morally fit to be PM.Benny Moshe and Tova Dvorin, 12/28/2014, 1:11 PM