Arthur Herman

Arthur Herman is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and the Pulitzer Prize Finalist author of ten books, including Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II and The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World (2021).

What Awaits Israel in Space: A Discussion

The author of “Israel in Space” joins a Mosaic editor to talk about what small countries can do in space.

July 8 2024 12:01AM

Israel in Space

In the shadow of October 7, the story of Israel’s rapidly growing space industry is easily overlooked. But it holds many of the keys for the nation’s future survival.

June 3 2024 12:01AM

Israel’s Existential Struggle Is Also the West's

For the West, what’s at stake now is not just the safety of Israel’s citizens, but its own.

Oct. 18 2023 12:01AM

How Israel Got Its Energy Groove Back

Just a few years ago, Israel’s massive natural-gas fields were caught up in endless infighting. Now, thanks in part to the UAE deal, they’re about to transform the region’s economy.

Oct. 8 2020 12:01AM

It's Time for a “Common Market” in Defense Trade

A series of defense-trade treaties among the world’s leading democracies would help defend all of them, and us, against China.

Dec. 31 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Arthur Herman on the Impact of China on the U.S.-Israel Relationship

The historian and foreign-policy expert joins us to talk about strains between friends and how to overcome them.

Dec. 27 2019 12:01AM

The Impasse Obstructing U.S.-Israel Relations, and How to Remedy It

In some ways, the two countries have never been closer, but in others, and notably with regard to China, they’ve never seemed farther apart.

Dec. 2 2019 12:01AM

Israel Is Playing on the Global Stage Now, and Its Strategists Need to Act Like It

Otherwise, Israel will end up making the same mistakes with regard to China that the U.S. did.

Nov. 28 2018 12:01AM

Israel and China Take a Leap Forward—but to Where?

After decades of almost no interaction, relations between the two nations grow increasingly warmer and closer. There’s plenty of good news—and, for Israel, plenty of risk.

Nov. 5 2018 12:01AM

The Factors Working in Israel's Geopolitical Favor

Israel has successfully navigated the post-Arab Spring chaos, it has the region’s most powerful military, and it will soon be a major energy player.

Dec. 1 2016 12:01AM

Everybody Loves Israel

Formerly neutral or hostile countries from across the world, including Saudi Arabia and China, are now eagerly courting the Jewish state. What’s going on?

Nov. 7 2016 12:01AM

Will Israel's Natural-Gas Fields Ever Get Developed?

Tens of trillions of cubic feet of gas lie waiting offshore, with the potential to transform the world’s energy map and perhaps even stabilize the Middle East.

Feb. 8 2016 12:01AM

Israel and Japan Are Finally Becoming Friends. Why?

After decades of wariness, the two nations are being drawn together by common interests and shared fears.

Aug. 6 2015 12:01AM