Israel

2015
Kramer, Martin. “Who Censored the Six-Day War?Mosaic Magazine, 2015, July 6. Web originalAbstract

The Israeli documentary film Censored Voices purports to uncover damaging testimonies of war crimes dating back to the June 1967 Six-Day War, massively censored by the Israeli military. Martin Kramer looks critically at the evidence, and finds that the claim is a fabrication.

Who Censored the Six-Day War? (web version, pdf) Who Censored the Six-Day War? (book chapter, footnoted, pdf)
Web version includes responses by Max Boot, Matti Friedman, and Asa Kasher. The article, as republished in The War on Error (2016), includes footnotes.
2014
Kramer, Martin. “Beware an Alliance of the Weak.” Mosaic Magazine, 2014. Web originalAbstract

In a changing Middle East, some argue that Israel should align itself with the region's minorities. Martin Kramer warns against the reliance on the weakest elements in the region, which are more likely to drain Israeli power than enhance it.

Beware an Alliance of the Weak (pdf)
Kramer, Martin. “Gaza = Auschwitz.” Mosaic Magazine, 2014. Web originalAbstract

The spread of the Gaza-Auschwitz analogy from the extremist fringe to the faculty of a prestigious American university suggests that one variety of hate speech has achieved respectability.

"Gaza = Auschwitz" (pdf)
Kramer, Martin. “What Happened at Lydda.” Mosaic Magazine, 2014, July 1. Web originalAbstract

Martin Kramer's critique of the chapter "Lydda, 1948" in Ari Shavit's bestselling book My Promised Land, including responses by Efraim Karsh and Benny Morris. The debate focuses on whether there was an Israeli massacre of Palestinian Arabs following the conquest of Lydda in July 1948.

What Happened at Lydda (pdf) What Happened at Lydda (book chapter, pdf)
The article includes responses from Efraim Karsh and Benny Morris. It was republished in The War on Error (2016). This entry includes pdfs of the web version (including illustrations and map), and the book chapter version (including footnotes).
Kramer, Martin. “35 Years After the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty.” Commentary, 2014. Web originalAbstract

Parallels in the lives of Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin may have been crucial in the making of Egyptian-Israeli peace.

35 Years After the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty (pdf)
2013
Kramer, Martin. “Boycott Me. Please.” Foreign Policy, 2013. Web originalAbstract

As president of an Israeli college, Martin Kramer would rather face the anti-Israel academic boycott than forfeit his integrity. Published at Foreign Policy on December 19, 2013.

Boycott Me. Please. (pdf)
2006
Kramer, Martin. “The Israeli-Islamist War.” Occasional Papers Series, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2006, Fall 2006, 8-10.Abstract

The Israeli-Arab and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts have been transcended by the Israeli-Islamist conflict. The 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war may be the first such conflict of many.

The Israeli-Islamist War (pdf)
Kramer, Martin. “The American Interest.” Azure, no. 26 (2006): 21-33. Publisher's VersionAbstract

American support for Israel isn't only based on shared values and a sense of mutual obligation. It has a firm foundation in interests, in the most realist calculation.

The American Interest (pdf) בכל זאת נכס אסטרטגי (pdf)

Hebrew translation:  2007, תכלת 26, חורף התשס''ז

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