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Dr. Martin Sherman served for seven years in operational capacities in the Israeli Defense establishment.  He was a ministerial adviser to Yitzhak Shamir's government and lectured for 20 years at Tel Aviv University in Political Science, International Relations and Strategic Studies.  He holds several university degrees: a B.Sc. (Physics and Geology), an MBA (Finance), and a PhD in political science and international relations. He was the first academic director of the internationally renowned Herzliya Conference and is the author of two books and numerous articles and policy papers on a wide range of political, diplomatic and security issues. He was born in South Africa and has lived in Israel since 1971. Dr. Martin Sherman (www.martinsherman.net ) is founder and executive director of the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies (www.strategicisrael.org).

ARTICLES BY: Martin Sherman


May 19, 2017 10:31 am
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Response to Daniel Pipes: Why Palestinian Statehood Obviates Israeli Victory

"Of all the nations at the UN the Palestinian state would be the only one which has limits imposed on its sovereignty, the only one...

May 12, 2017 10:42 am
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The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus: A Diplomatic ‘Iron Dome’

"Wars usually end when failure causes one side to despair when that side has…accepted defeat, and when that defeat has exhausted its will to fight."  -- Daniel...

May 5, 2017 10:26 am
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The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus: Assessing Actionable Alternatives

"The major issue is not [attaining] an agreement, but ensuring the actual implementation of the agreement in practice. The number of agreements which the Arabs...

April 28, 2017 10:31 am
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The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus: Kudos and Caveats

"Palestinians will have to pass through the bitter crucible of defeat, with all its deprivation, destruction, and despair as they repudiate the filthy legacy of...

April 21, 2017 9:50 am
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Gaza: Let Their People Go!

“If the borders opened for one hour, 100,000 young people would leave Gaza." -- Rashid al-Najja, vice dean, Gaza’s Al-Azhar University. “...I’d go to Somalia, Sudan --...

April 13, 2017 5:08 pm
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Amid Regional Meltdown, Israel Must Avoid Concessions

"Worst Chemical Attack in Years; US blames Assad" -- New York  Times, April 4, 2017. "Death toll climbs in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon" -- Reuters, April 9, 2017. "Deadly...

April 7, 2017 7:04 am
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The Horrors at Hand

"The action of discouraging an action or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences." --The Oxford English Dictionary entry on the word "Deterrence." "...the Arab...

March 24, 2017 6:41 am
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Israel: Lost Without a Map?

"What I see clearly…is incredible negligence and lack of systematic, long-term planning effort on behalf of Israel’s top political brass…we are facing a deep crisis...

March 10, 2017 7:48 am
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Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman: A Dove in Hawk’s Feathers?

"Anyone who wants to apply Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria needs to understand that such a step will bring immediate repercussions from the new...

March 3, 2017 7:00 am
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Trouble With Tunnels

"We cannot go on as we are...to remain at peace when you should be going to war may be often very dangerous. The tyrant city...is...

February 24, 2017 7:28 am
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‘Palestine’: Who Has Moral High Ground?

"Even if the Palestinians agree that their state have no army or weapons, who can guarantee that a Palestinian army would not be mustered later...

February 17, 2017 2:55 am
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Rift on the Right on Sovereignty (Cont.)

"Sovereignty extended over territory confers citizenship to all residents of that territory. Sovereignty applies equally to all the residents of the area — Israeli and...

February 10, 2017 3:33 am
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Martin Sherman vs. Caroline Glick – On Sovereignty

"One might expect that any support for a single state among Israeli Jews would come from the far Left...Recently, proposals to grant Israeli citizenship to...

February 3, 2017 5:23 am
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Trump’s Immigration Edict Obscures a Larger Issue

"In order to protect Americans, the United States must ensure that those admitted to this country do not bear hostile attitudes toward it and its...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

Palestinian Officials Are Frustrated With Trump’s Pro-Israel Positions, D...

Palestinian officials are frustrated with President Donald Trump’s pro-Israel positions, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Sunday, citing a...

Middle East

Palestinian Security Prisoners’ Hunger Strike Ends After 40 Days, on Eve ...

JNS.org - A 40-day hunger strike initiated by Palestinian terrorists and security prisoners in Israeli jails ended Friday night, following an...

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