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, 11/1/2020, 5:34 AM
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, 10/13/2020, 4:00 AM
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, 9/18/2020, 2:00 AM
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, 9/4/2020, 11:30 AM
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, 8/28/2020, 1:00 PM
 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, 8/21/2020, 8:34 AM
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, 8/7/2020, 10:06 AM
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, 7/5/2020, 5:00 AM
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, 6/12/2020, 7:00 PM
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, 6/10/2020, 1:00 AM
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, 6/5/2020, 3:00 PM
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, 5/27/2020, 11:10 PM
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, 5/22/2020, 12:00 PM
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, 5/17/2020, 4:00 AM