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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


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
1

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
0

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
5

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
0

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
0

‘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
2

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
3

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...

January 27, 2017 4:11 am
1

Now That Trump Is in the White House, Can Israel Seize the Moment?

"There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound...

January 19, 2017 3:54 pm
0

Generals, Gimmicks and Gobbledygook

"[After Gamal Abdel Nasser’s death] the ability of the Arabs to coordinate their political and military activities has diminished. Even previously this ability was not...

January 13, 2017 3:32 am
5

The Perils of ‘Palestine’ in Pictures

"If a Palestinian state is established, it will be armed to the teeth. Within it there will be bases of the most extreme terrorist forces,...

January 5, 2017 5:10 am
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Two-Statism Gone Mad –Touting a Giant South Lebanon on the Fringes of Tel Aviv

"The eastern border must be based on the required minimum to allow a significant number of settlers to join Israel, but no more than necessary....

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Hosts Camel, Kangaroo on Campus f...

A Georgia university hosted a camel and kangaroo on campus last week as part of a program celebrating Israeli culture, with organizers...

Israel

Israel Reportedly Strikes Pro-Regime Military Base in Syria

JNS.org - The Israeli military launched an attack on a military base belonging to pro-regime forces in Syria Sunday, according to local reports. According to a statement issued by the National Defense...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Asks UN to Help on Permanent Ceasefire With Israel

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri asked the United Nations Friday for help in forging a permanent cease-fire with Israel, ending what he called the Jewish state’s “continuous violations” of...

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