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Et tu, Ahmad—The illusion of Arab loyalty

Et tu, Ahmad—The illusion of Arab loyalty

The situation can not be seen as one centering on the question of individual rights but of collective survival—and must be treated as such.Dr. Martin Sherman, 14/05/2021 16:00
Something to worry about…

Something to worry about…

The deadlock in which Israel’s political system is mired is in large measure the result of judicial disregard—or distortion—of the law.Op-edDr. Martin Sherman, 07/05/2021 00:28
When generals stray into politics…

When generals stray into politics…

Despite the resounding failure of the idea, 3 former IDF generals urged Biden to “keep open a path to an eventual two-state solution.”Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 30/04/2021 04:00
Jordan’s “House of Cards”–The implications for Israel

Jordan’s “House of Cards”–The implications for Israel

Israel could find, along its lengthiest border, no longer a pro-Western monarchy, but an extreme, hostile Muslim regime. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 09/04/2021 14:00
Because of Biden…Bibi

Because of Biden…Bibi

Few, if any, countries face the truly daunting array of challenges that Israel does. There is no time for on the job training. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 05/04/2021 11:00
Biden—The first frightful month

Biden—The first frightful month

The apparent inability of its electorate to separate policy from personality may drive the US to the cusp of 3rd world status. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 01/03/2021 21:00
Has the Democrats’ push to depose Biden begun?

Has the Democrats’ push to depose Biden begun?

An approaching scenario in which Biden, exposed as both frail and mendacious, concedes the presidency to his radical Vice President. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 25/12/2020 12:00
Targeted killings: The legality vs. the morality

Targeted killings: The legality vs. the morality

The most galling reaction to the targeted killing of Iranian scientist Fakhrizadeh came from John Brennan, Obama's CIA Director. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 07/12/2020 16:58
US and Israeli Jews are deeply divided on life and death issues

US and Israeli Jews are deeply divided on life and death issues

Our kinfolk in the U.S.are either indifferent or bent on support for a candidate committed to policies helping Israel's enemies. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/11/2020 10:54
Indicting Netanyahu—The unintended consequences

Indicting Netanyahu—The unintended consequences

The release of taped phone conversations shows that the political initiative to indict the PM on contrived charges will rebound on plotters.Dr. Martin Sherman, 01/11/2020 05:34
Replacing RBG – Delinquent Democrats deserve no quarter

Replacing RBG – Delinquent Democrats deserve no quarter

There is infuriating irony in the fact that the Democrats committed the transgressions they attribute to their Republican adversaries.Op-edDr. Martin Sherman, 13/10/2020 04:00
Oslo as political Kryptonite

Oslo as political Kryptonite

Labor's fall from the heights of political hegemony to the depth of political oblivion is a fitting fate for pushing the Oslo Accords.Op-edDr. Martin Sherman, 18/09/2020 02:00
Israel’s national imperative: “Keep your powder dry.”

Israel’s national imperative: “Keep your powder dry.”

Normalization with the UAE has significant benefits for Israel, but it is premature to talk of amity rather than enmity in the region.Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 04/09/2020 11:30
Why the “Right” insists on bringing knives to gunfights

Why the “Right” insists on bringing knives to gunfights

Although in power for much of the post-Oslo era, it is clear that the Right has not internalized the exigencies of political warfare.Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 28/08/2020 13:00
 The Israel-UAE pact: Sacrificing substance for ceremony?

The Israel-UAE pact: Sacrificing substance for ceremony?

Despite all the potential payoffs Israel-UAE normalization may entail, the agreement is really a prop for a much bigger drama. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 21/08/2020 08:34
Commanders against Israel’s sovereignty: Look us in the eye…

Commanders against Israel’s sovereignty: Look us in the eye…

A cursory analysis of the “Commanders for Israel’s Security” plan reveals it as a political manifesto drafted by amateur politicians. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 07/08/2020 10:06
De-Americanizing America

De-Americanizing America

Ever greater circles of Americans are in a movement bent on jettisoning a paradigm that brought success for one that wrought failure. Op-edDr. Martin Sherman, 05/07/2020 05:00
INTO THE FRAY: Judicial overreach and the sovereignty imperative

INTO THE FRAY: Judicial overreach and the sovereignty imperative

Excessive judicial intervention into the purview of the legislature may have some unintended consequences. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 12/06/2020 19:00
INTO THE FRAY: How the George Floyd factor may affect Iranian presence in Syria

INTO THE FRAY: How the George Floyd factor may affect Iranian presence in Syria

Will a tragedy in Minneapolis determine the fate of Tehran's political order and its military deployment across a ravaged Syria? Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 10/06/2020 01:00
INTO THE FRAY: Duma-Guilt by conjecture?

INTO THE FRAY: Duma-Guilt by conjecture?

One issue raised by the cloud of doubt enveloping the Duma proceeding is the possibility that the real murderers may still be free. Opinion.Dr. Martin Sherman, 05/06/2020 15:00
INTO THE FRAY: A choreographed coup—with the law as a prop

INTO THE FRAY: A choreographed coup—with the law as a prop

It is imperative to restore the judiciary to its duly assigned place in a properly functioning democracy-adjudicating, not legislating.Op-edDr. Martin Sherman, 27/05/2020 23:10
INTO THE FRAY: (a) The imperative to annex; (b) The irrelevance of innocence

INTO THE FRAY: (a) The imperative to annex; (b) The irrelevance of innocence

Are those against sovereignty entrapped in an Oslowian time-warp? And has the legal establishment destroyed its credibility again?Dr. Martin Sherman, 22/05/2020 12:00
INTO THE FRAY: Pipes vs. Pipes in the New York Times

INTO THE FRAY: Pipes vs. Pipes in the New York Times

Daniel Pipes has been scrupulously strict in avoiding any action-oriented prescriptions to achieve his “Israeli Victory”; until now. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 17/05/2020 04:00