Writings by Efraim Karsh

Blog: The Karsh Chronicle
Title Publication Date
Justice for Palestine August 16, 2010
Middle East Forum Blog
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The Oslo Disaster: Executive Summary September 14, 2016
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Distorting Ben-Gurion BESA Center Perspectives October 10, 2019
The Depths to Which the Oslo Process Has Driven Israel The Algemeiner November 20, 2018
Israel 25 Years after the Oslo Accords: Why Did Rabin Fall for Them? Middle East Quarterly Fall 2018
Anticipating Israel's Nationality Law Jerusalem Post August 5, 2018
Jewish West Bank Communities: The Kernel of a Tolerant Palestinian State BESA Center Perspectives July 3, 2018
It's Not Gaza's Economy, Stupid Jerusalem Post June 3, 2018
The Privileged Palestinian "Refugees" Middle East Quarterly Summer 2018
How Harry Truman Crossed His Own State Department to Recognize Israel Mosaic April 16, 2018
Turks and Arabs Welcomed the Balfour Declaration Middle East Quarterly Winter 2018
Belief in Palestinian Openness to Two-State Solution Amounts to Insanity The Jerusalem Post November 21, 2017
Israeli Attitudes toward Egypt 40 Years after Sadat's Visit The Jerusalem Post November 6, 2017
Mahmoud Abbas Should Endorse the Balfour Declaration BESA Center Perspectives November 3, 2017
An Inevitable Conflict Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017
Why the Oslo Process Doomed Peace Middle East Quarterly Fall 2016
Turkey's Manipulation of Europe, Then and Now The Times Literary Supplement July 17, 2016
No, Palestinian Terrorism Isn't a Response to 'Occupation' The Jerusalem Post June 21, 2016
Obama's Middle East Delusions Middle East Quarterly Winter 2016
The Politicization of Middle East Studies The American Interest September 18, 2015
Review of Eugene Rogan's 'The Fall of the Ottomans' The Times Literary Supplement May 13, 2015
White House Delusions, Islamist Realities The Jerusalem Post February 17, 2015
It's Anti-Semitism, Stupid The Jerusalem Post August 11, 2014
Palestinian Suffering Used to Demonize Israel The Jerusalem Post July 21, 2014
The Uses of Lydda Mosaic July 2014
The Myth of Palestinian Centrality BESA Center July 7, 2014
Palestinian Leaders Don't Want an Independent State Middle East Quarterly Summer 2014
Running Away from Statehood, Again BESA Center Perspectives April 28, 2014
The Palestinians' Real Enemies Middle East Quarterly Spring 2014
Michael Oren misunderstands the obstacle to peace The Jerusalem Post January 30, 2014
Seven Pillars of Fiction The Wall Street Journal August 9, 2013
Ankara's Unacknowledged Genocide Middle East Quarterly Winter 2013
Israel's Arabs: Deprived or Radicalized? Israel Affairs January 2013
The war against the Jews Israel Affairs July 2012
The Middle East's real apartheid The Jerusalem Post March 5, 2012
Betraying Ben-Gurion Hudson New York December 22, 2011
Haaretz: The Paper for Thinking People? Hudson New York December 16, 2011
Finnish delusions The Jerusalem Post November 7, 2011
The revisionist history of Sari Nusseibeh The Jerusalem Post October 11, 2011
There Is No Palestinian State The Daily Beast September 16, 2011
Where is the Palestinian Ben-Gurion? The Jerusalem Post September 15, 2011
Azzam's Genocidal Threat Middle East Quarterly Fall 2011
Texts, Lies and Videotape The National Interest August 10, 2011
Land for War The Wall Street Journal August 5, 2011
A Chameleon, Nevertheless American Thinker July 24, 2011
Israel's Human Chameleon Strikes Again American Thinker July 10, 2011
Reclaiming a historical truth Haaretz June 10, 2011
Abbas's Fable The Jerusalem Post May 20, 2011
How Many Palestinian Arab Refugees Were There? Israel Affairs April 2011
The pinnacle of incompetence The Jerusalem Post March 23, 2011
A legacy of violence The Jerusalem Post March 1, 2011
Adrift in Arabia The Journal of International Security Affairs Fall 2010
How the "Sons of Iraq" Stabilized Iraq Middle East Quarterly Fall 2010
Not taking yes for an answer Jerusalem Post August 24, 2010
Shimon Peres versus the Brits Jerusalem Post August 2, 2010
The Palestinians, Alone The New York Times August 2, 2010
Who's Against a Two-State Solution? Jewish Ideas Daily July 20, 2010
Did Edward Said Really Speak Truth to Power? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2008
Benny Morris's Reign of Error, Revisited Middle East Quarterly Spring 2005
Arafat's Grand Strategy Middle East Quarterly Spring 2004
The Unbearable Lightness of My Critics Middle East Quarterly Summer 2002
Misunderstanding Arab Nationalism Middle East Quarterly Spring 2001
Why the Middle East Is So Volatile Middle East Quarterly December 2000
Benny Morris and the Reign of Error Middle East Quarterly March 1999
Historical Fictions Middle East Quarterly September 1996
Rewriting Israel's History Middle East Quarterly June 1996
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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Does the Arab World Truly Want a "Palestine"? MEF Wire January 25, 2011
Obama's Failed Middle East Policy MEF Wire August 24, 2010
Arafat's War MEF Wire December 2, 2003
Book Title Publication Date
A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples
by Ilan Pappé
Middle East Quarterly Winter 2006
The Jordanian-Israeli War 1948-1951: A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
by Maan Abu Nowar
Middle East Quarterly Winter 2004
Palestinian Refugees: The Right of Return Middle East Quarterly Fall 2003
The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948 Middle East Quarterly Winter 2002
One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate
by Tom Segev
Middle East Quarterly Summer 2001
The Political and Social Philosophy of Ze'ev Jabotinsky: Selected Writings Middle East Quarterly Spring 2001
Zionism and the Foundations of Israeli Diplomacy
by Sasson Sofer
Middle East Quarterly December 1999
Murder in the Name of God: The Plot to Kill Yitzhak Rabin
by Michael Karpin and Ina Friedman
Middle East Quarterly September 1999
The Israeli Labour Party in the Shadow of the Likud
by Neill Lochery
Middle East Quarterly September 1999
To the Promised Land: A History of Zionist Thought
by David Goldberg
Middle East Quarterly June 1998
The Founding Myths of Israel: Nationalism, Socialism, and the Making of the Jewish State
by Zeev Sternhell
Middle East Quarterly June 1998