Eran Lerman

Eran Lerman is vice-president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies and teaches Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Shalem College.

Israel Shouldn't Draw Fixed Lines Between Itself and China

The Jewish state’s relationship with the U.S. is stronger for resting on an informal basis; replacing it with a formal alliance would do no good and only anger the world’s other major power.

Dec. 9 2019 12:55AM

Israel's Strategy toward China Doesn't Conflict with American Interests—It Serves and Reinforces Them

Partnering with Beijing can help stabilize the Middle East; partnering with Asian nations threatened by Beijing can help build a counterbalance to Chinese power.

Nov. 19 2018 1:17AM

Toward a New Model for the U.S.–Israel Relationship

By leveraging its remarkable achievements in the fields most relevant to future conflicts, Israel can transition from dependence on the U.S. to partnership.

Feb. 12 2018 12:01AM

How to Drive a Wedge Between Russia and Iran

The two countries’ shared Middle East interests don’t extend much beyond keeping Assad’s blood-drenched Syrian regime in power. That presents an opportunity.

Sept. 18 2017 12:01AM

For Israel, the Task is to Work Even Harder to Keep Old Friends and Reach Out to New Ones

Israel’s continued success in global affairs will disprove the deluded claim that the Jewish state is isolated in the world. It’s also the right strategy.

Nov. 21 2016 12:01AM