Martin Sherman

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 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 ( ) is founder and executive director of the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies ( 

Into the Fray: Five mendacious myths make one false narrative

A jewish man passes a banner which reads ‘Peace Now’ during a pro-Israel demonstration

The political algorithms of the Arab-Israeli conflict

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signs the Paris Agreement on climate change

Into The Fray: A very simple conflict

Then-PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat (R) shakes hands with then-prime minister Yitzhak Rabin (L)

Into the Fray: Staggering stupidity

A man reacts at a street memorial following Tuesday's bomb attacks in Brussels

Into the fray: The self-cannibalization of Europe (revisited)

Peace Now activists

Two-statism – The slim chance of success; the grim cost of failure

European Union and Union flags fly outside a hotel in London, Britain, December 17, 2015.

Into the Fray: Stifling debate – BICOM’s blatant bias

A couple looks at the Eiffel Tower lit up in the colors of the Belgian flag in Paris

Into the Fray: Bombs in Brussels (or 'It’s Islam Stupid' revisited)

A masked Palestinian protester holds a knife during a protest in Gaza

Into the Fray: Two-states dogma - The inanity and the insanity

A Palestinian man hangs a Palestinian flag atop the ruins of a mosque

Into the Fray: The tragic toll of the two-state travesty – on the Palestinians

Israel Australia

The Australian Jewish establishment: Political truth vs political correctness – a sequel

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill

To the Australian Jewish Establishment - Embrace political truth, not political correctness

IDF West Bank

Into the Fray: Israel’s urgent imperative – A doctrine of the liberal hawk

MK Herzog

INTO THE FRAY: Back to the ghetto? Waxing insane

Amos Oz Gila Almagor

Into the Fray: Israel’s crybullies

Israeli policemen stand near a checkpoint close to the West Bank settlement of Otniel

Into the Fray: The bitter fruits of Israeli self-flagellation


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