For your perusal, my latest INTO THE FRAY column
OBAMA UNPLUGGED: WHAT TO DO?
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Israel must credibly convey that support for unilateral Palestinian statehood will not be a cost-free decision for whoever acts to effect it…or fails to foil it
It appears this week on the following sites (in alphabetical order):
ISRAELI FRONTLINE: http://www.israelifrontline.com/2016/11/fray-obama-unplugged
ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/19781
ISRAEL NEWS ONLINE: http://israelnewsonline.org/into-the-fray-obama-unplugged-what-to-do/
ISRAEL’S VOICE: http://www.israelsvoice.org/2016/11/17/fray-obama-unplugged/
JEWISH PRESS: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/columns/into-the-fray-martin-sherman/into-the-fray-obama-unplugged-what-to-do/2016/11/20/
“Obama’s final months in power are a unique opportunity to correct the record, and, more important, score an achievement that his successors could scarcely undo. – Nathan Thrall, “Obama & Palestine: The Last Chance”, New York Review of Books, September 10, 2016.
Israel’s most urgent diplomatic mission today is to develop and implement a strategy that will outflank President Barack Obama in his final eight weeks in power. – Caroline Glick, “Checkmating Obama”, October 27, 2016.
The US elections are over. The die is cast. The American people—more deeply divided than ever before—have made their choice. As the virtual monopoly that the US electoral process had over the media begins to wane, other issues begin to dominate the discourse…For Israel, the issue that, arguably, is the most pressing, is how to forestall any vindictive initiative from the Obama administration in the eight week “interregnum”, until his successor is inaugurated …”