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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


September 15, 2017 12:10 pm
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The Smotrich Plan – A Step in the Right Direction, but…

"I am not talking here about cruel expulsion or the flooding of countries with penniless refugees. The emigration we are talking about is planned, willing,...

September 8, 2017 12:05 pm
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‘Conflict Management’: The Collapse of a Concept

"…to remain at peace when you should be going to war may be often very dangerous." -- Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War, 431 BCE. ... This...

September 1, 2017 2:55 pm
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The Taylor Force Act: Putting ‘Palestine’ in Perspective

"Congress is finally considering legislation to stop the Palestinian Authority from incentivizing violence…This has to stop, and the Taylor Force Act…attempts to do that. As...

August 25, 2017 11:07 am
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Touting Jewish Ghettos – Moronic or Malevolent?

"The settlements would remain Israeli enclaves inside a Palestinian state. This will enable the establishment of an independent Palestinian state without dismantling Israeli settlements and...

August 18, 2017 12:32 pm
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Neo-Unilateralism – A Futile, Fatal Folly

"I can even pin dates on it. In 2007 or 2008 we will have another major disengagement in the West Bank. And within a decade,...

August 11, 2017 1:01 pm
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The Humanitarian Paradigm — Hobson’s Choice for Israel (Part II)

"O, who can hold a fire in his hand; By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite; By bare imagination of...

August 4, 2017 12:18 pm
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The Humanitarian Paradigm — Hobson’s Choice for Israel (Part I)

"…when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth"      -- Sherlock Holmes in The Sign of the Four. "Hobson’s choice: a situation in...

July 28, 2017 10:30 am
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The Temple Mount: No Longer in Our Hands?

"It is extremely important that a solution to the current crisis be found by Friday this week…The dangers on the ground will escalate if we...

July 21, 2017 11:46 am
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Temple Mount Attack and the Demise of the ‘One-State’ Theory

"Extending Israeli sovereignty over Judea-Samaria (and eventually over the Gaza Strip) is indeed a necessary condition for ensuring the ability of Israel to endure as...

July 14, 2017 10:29 am
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A Port Off Gaza: A Preposterous and Perilous Proposal

"Israel's intelligence and transport minister has long pushed the idea of an artificial island off the coast of the Gaza Strip, with plans for a...

July 7, 2017 10:56 am
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Modi in Israel: Bonding the Biggest and Most Beleaguered Democracies

A curious Indian stops a passing Israeli backpacker on a New Delhi street. “Tell me,” he asks, “how many Israelis are there?” “I’m not quite sure,”...

June 30, 2017 10:10 am
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Israel’s Opposition Aids Delegitimizers

"We are undergoing a process of fascistization of Israeli politics. These are hard words but they are true. Artists, actors and playwrights are under threat,...

June 23, 2017 10:52 am
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Gaza: The Ultimate Indictment of ‘Two-Statism’

"…the prospective Palestinian state is bound to be a failed and repressive entity, and a permanent danger to its Israeli and Jordanian neighbors." -- Elliott Abrams, briefing...

June 16, 2017 9:53 am
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Bennett’s Academic Code: Right Sentiment, Wrong Strategy

"Had such professional misconduct occurred in the natural or physical sciences there would have doubtless been serious consequences: e.g. the collapse of a bridge following...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

In UN General Assembly Speeches, Palestinian and Iranian Leaders Savage Isr...

Attacks on Israel's legitimacy were in full flow at the UN General Assembly session in New York City on Wednesday,...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Nixes High Court Request to Reconsider Freeze of Weste...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected a request by the High Court of Justice to implement the Western Wall...

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