Dr. Mordechai Nisan

Israeli sovereignty and Arab responses

The death of the two state solution opens other options, for good and for bad., 7/31/2016, 9:11 PM

David Ben Gurion and the Arabs

Israel's first prime minister, known as the "father of the nation" had no compunctions about seeing the Arabs as the enemy and treating them as such., 11/30/2015, 10:47 PM

The Test Facing the Religious Zionists

The Religious Zionist public errs in its ingratitude towards the Likud., 3/15/2015, 11:17 PM

The Five-Point Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

A paradigm shift that rejects the old toxic political mantras and examines peace-making in a realistic fashion., 1/29/2015, 4:28 PM

Zionism, Jews, and Self-Haters

Countering the anti-Zionism of a Jew who castigates Jewish nationalism in a morally callous and conceptually sloppy way., 8/1/2014, 11:06 AM

The Two-State Delusion

It is past time to examine and invalidate the Oslo two-state paradigm - based on a core group of fallacies promoted as truth - in the hope that a new and less sanguinary one will take root., 12/10/2013, 12:03 PM

When the Talks Fail Again

The present and culminating political dead-end may hopefully evoke more reasonable thinking., 11/12/2013, 7:06 PM

Book Review: HEROD: The Man Who Had to be King

The Israel Museum is featuring an exhibit of newly found artifacts from the life of Herod. This is the perfect time to read a fascinating book on his life by the late Yehuda Shulewitz, published posthumously and reviewed here., 2/20/2013, 6:21 PM

Godfather of Islamic Revolution?

Barack Hussein Obama may be the godfather of the Islamic revolution. The tempo and turmoil of regional events fit his agenda, and may be a result of his policies., 2/10/2011, 6:12 PM

The Sins of Damascus

Syria foments war, creates the Syria-Lebanon-Iran-Turkey anti-Israel axis, and is rewarded for these efforts by those among us who are willing to give her the Golan Heights. But"the four sins of Damascus are unforgivable" said the prophet Amos (1,3), 7/25/2010, 3:55 PM

War with Lebanon Imminent

Radical Islam is transnational and Lebanon is one of its targets. The only way to save Lebanon is by military means., 1/25/2010, 10:32 PM

Lebanon Back on the Front Burner

Israel is harvesting the "fruits of folly" that its policy makers planted by misreading Lebanon's political arena for years. Recognition of policy errors during Lebanon's decline to vassaldom is essential to dealing better with what lies ahead. , 10/29/2009, 7:11 AM