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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


November 23, 2017 1:40 pm
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But for the Grace of God — Iran in Syria and the Lessons for Israel

"Israel has a strategic interest in disassociating Syria from the extremist axis that Iran is leading. Syria is not lost, Assad is western educated and...

November 17, 2017 3:14 pm
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Israel’s Ruinous Right

"The road to hell is paved with good intentions."      -- attributed to Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, circa. 1150. ... It is neither an easy nor an enviable...

November 10, 2017 2:39 pm
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The Ruinous Results of ‘Conflict Management’

"Israel’s present conflict management approach, which has succeeded in reducing Palestinian terrorism to manageable proportions, is an insufficient response to the dangers of Palestinian territorial...

November 3, 2017 1:54 pm
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Lieberman’s New Home Demolition Initiative: The Point and the Pointlessness

"There is no difference between an attack that ends in murder and an attack that ends with serious injury. In both cases the homes of...

October 20, 2017 1:00 pm
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Decertifying the Iran Deal — A Moral Imperative, but Now What?

“In a large country with multiple facilities and ample experience in nuclear concealment, violations will be inherently difficult to detect. Devising theoretical models of inspection...

October 16, 2017 4:09 pm
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The ‘Jordan-Is-Palestine’ Conference — Why I Agreed to Participate

"Palestine and Transjordan are one, for Palestine is the coastline and Transjordan is the hinterland of the same country." - King Abdullah, Cairo, April 12, 1948. "Jordanians and...

October 3, 2017 1:31 pm
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Oslo at 24: Failing the ‘Crystal Ball Test’

"We have come to try and put an end to the hostilities, so that our children, our children's children, will no longer experience the painful...

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...

World

Tufts University Unveils Plan on Antisemitism as More Than Half of Students...

Tufts University is taking new steps to address antisemitism based on a "troubling" survey showing that Jewish students are concealing...

Israel

Netanyahu Rejects ‘Moral Turpitude’ Clause in Plea Deal

i24 News – Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu published a video on Monday in which he vowed to remain leader of the Likud Party, stressing that he did not...

Middle East

UAE Blocks Missiles as Yemen’s Houthis Attack Region’s Business...

The United Arab Emirates, the tourism and commercial hub of the Gulf region, on Monday said it had foiled a...

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