Articles

  • January 24, 2014|Ariel Ben SolomonThe Jerusalem Post

    Inside Iran: Iran's demographic problem

    Is there a correlation between Iran's nuclear program and its low fertility rate or, perhaps as well, between the vitality of Islamic civilization and its shrinking birthrates? There is, according to David Goldman, a fellow at the right-wing...

  • October 29, 2013|Ariel Ben SolomonThe Jerusalem Post

    Druse state in Syria could be Israeli ally

    Whether one wishes it or not, Syria may be on the way to partition or some kind of de facto break-up along the lines of ethnic division, regardless of what locals or the West want. Would such a break-up work in Israel's favor? According to...

  • January 09, 2013|Ariel Ben SolomonThe Jerusalem Post

    Academic: Israeli-Arab pols fomenting extremism

    An article published this month argues, based on economic and other data, that Israeli Arabs' standard of living has risen dramatically, while Israeli Arab leaders have increasingly radicalized their community. Prof. Efraim Karsh, a scholar of...