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Richard Silverstein

Richard Silverstein

Richard Silverstein writes the Tikun Olam blog, devoted to exposing the excesses of the Israeli national security state. His work has appeared in Haaretz, the Forward, the Seattle Times and the Los Angeles Times. He contributed to the essay collection devoted to the 2006 Lebanon war, A Time to Speak Out (Verso) and has another essay in the upcoming collection, Israel and Palestine: Alternate Perspectives on Statehood (Rowman & Littlefield).

Articles by this author

 

Is Pompeo Angling to Interfere in British Politics?

In leaked comments from a recent meeting with Jewish leaders, the US secretary of state cites the need to 'push back' against a potential Corbyn victory

Richard Silverstein ·


Ignore the Propaganda: A US War Against Iran Would Be a Costly Mistake

Democrats must make this an election issue to ensure the Trump administration keeps the country out of another war of choice

Richard Silverstein ·


What Will Trump Do About Jamal Khashoggi's Disappearance?

All that the US president cares about is making deals and that does not include human rights or democracy

Richard Silverstein ·


It Is Netanyahu, Not Corbyn, Who Deserves 'Unequivocal Condemnation'

Jeremy Corbyn has never ordered anyone's assassination. He's never ordered an invasion of a foreign country. Benjamin Netanyahu has.

Richard Silverstein ·


Israel Wants to Turn Filming of Its Crimes Into a Crime

Bill criminalising the filming of Israeli security forces underscores the state’s chilling suppression of Palestinian rights.

Richard Silverstein ·


Jerusalem: This Alliance of Israeli and American Extremism Will Spark Cycle of Revenge

Israel has lit a powder keg of provocation and deliberately so.

Richard Silverstein ·


With Mike Pompeo, Trump Is Heading into Dangerous Waters

Pompeo's promotion means a more hawkish, muscular American foreign policy in which force is used more readily and confrontation with Iran is likely

Richard Silverstein ·


Michael Flynn, Jared Kushner, and the Logan Act

What Flynn's guilty plea has to do with lying about Trump sabotage of Security Council Resolution against Israeli settlements

Richard Silverstein ·

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