Ami Ayalon is the former head of the Israeli Navy, a former head of Israel’s Shin Bet internal security agency, and a former cabinet minister in the government of Ehud Olmert. He is one of the leading figures in the Blue White Future movement advocating unilateral withdrawal.
Moshe Arens was a Likud Knesset member for more than 20 years. A professor of aeronautical engineering he served as Israel’s ambassador to the US, three times as minister of defence, and once as Israel’s foreign minister.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is Ambassador Dore Gold, President of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, talking about the shifting strategic outlook of the Middle East and explaining why today Saudi Arabia is part of the solution to fixing the problems of the region - 20 years on from 9/11