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Articles By: Dr. Martin Sherman

 

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 Bsc (Physics an 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. Sherman is currently involved in an endeavor to establish an independent policy center -- the Israel Institute of Strategic Studies (a US non profit 501c3 tax-exempt entity). Dr. Sherman's website is MartinSherman.net

 
New York Times Versus the Jews

New York Times Versus the Jews

Over the last fortnight, the so-called “paper of record” has ratcheted up its bias and bile a notch or two. An Orthodox man prays with soldiers in J’lem. Photo: Marc Israel Sellem There is an unavoidable conflict between being a […]

Liar

Liar

If integrity is a necessary quality for reputable journalism, Jeffrey Goldberg’s recent column is a disgrace to his profession – and an insult to Israelis’ intelligence. The [E1] construction project is of great significance for Israel’s interests. I would like […]

Debating Disobedience

Debating Disobedience

Is the Likud once again planning to use the military to impose evacuations of Jewish communities? If not, why did it opt to make Bennett’s remark an issue of such centrality? Theirs not to make reply; Theirs not to reason […]

Addressing Abbas’s Address

Addressing Abbas’s Address

At the UN General Assembly last week, histrionic spin trumped historical substance, while sinister subterfuge went unchallenged. The appearance of the Palestinian national personality comes as an answer to Israel’s claim that Palestine is Jewish. – Hussein bin Talal, late […]

Israel 2012: Tactical Brilliance, Strategic Imbecility

Israel 2012: Tactical Brilliance, Strategic Imbecility

If the current government does not have the diplomatic competence to create the conditions necessary to provide security for its citizens, it should admit it. The ultimate test of this agreement will be a test of blood…. If it becomes […]

Threat of All-Out War.. Aargh!!!! A View From Israel

Threat of All-Out War.. Aargh!!!! A View From Israel

Despite the deadly display of hi-tech pyro-technics by the IDF, the depressing sense of déjà vu conveyed by the events unfolding in Gaza comprise a devastating indictment of Israel’s past and present political leadership. Watching the morning newscasts and the […]

Obama, Islam and Israel

Obama, Islam and Israel

Can anyone with Obama’s perception of Islam be expected to take the measures necessary to contend with the danger this theo-tyrannical political doctrine presents? PHOTO: YURI GRIPAS / REUTERS There is much that binds the US and Israel together. Nonetheless, […]

An Appeal to American Voters from Israel

An Appeal to American Voters from Israel

The prospect of a White House incumbent with an inherent affinity for Israel’s adversaries and unshackled by considerations of reelection is one that must be considered with the utmost seriousness. Well the issue of it being undivided… I said immediately […]

If You are Jewish and Support Obama……..

If You are Jewish and Support Obama……..

Israel aside, the unquestioning, almost Pavlovian, support US Jews give Obama is inconsistent with their values and incompatible with their welfare. PHOTO: KEVIN LAMARQUE / REUTERS What liberals believe needs to be changed or discarded — and apologized for to […]

Sanctions and Centrifuges

Sanctions and Centrifuges

As a Holocaust survivor, commenting on the lessons of WWII, said: ‘When somebody says they want to kill you, you should believe them.’ To remain at peace when you should be going to war may be often very dangerous. The […]