Martin Kramer

Rumor Debunked
February 28, 2011

Herzliya, Israel—For years, American neoconservatives have been accused of being lackeys for Israel, namely the Likud party. In 2008, Time’s Joe Klein wrote, “The fact that a great many Jewish neoconservatives—people like Joe Lieberman and the crowd over at Commentary—plumped for [the Iraq] war, and now for an even more foolish assault on Iran, raised the question of divided loyalties: using U.S. military power, U.S.

Jane Fonda, Mary Robinson, Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu: They're All Back and They are All Malicious... and Dangerously Malicious at That
September 08, 2009

OK, the Bertrand Russell psychodrama is also malicious but maybe not dangerously so.  About six months ago, I came across a web posting announcing the formation of a Bertrand Russell Tribunal on Palestine. Yes, it was one of those false kangaroo courts in which, from the Stalin era on, convenes not to evaluate evidence but to condemn. In loads of cases the verdicts brought quick impositions of the death sentence. One such process is now unfolding in Tehran, and its backers are Muslim millenarians and western leftists who are prone to support every revolution even if it is decidedly and objecti

More Nonsense From Freeman
March 09, 2009

I mentioned Martin Kramer's sandbox blog earlier today. Thomas Joscelyn has found even more nonsense in what Charles Freeman has said, as cited by Kramer. The real point is that Ambassador Chas is not analytically very clever.

Charles Freeman, In Some Ways As Goofy As Susan Sontag, Noam Chomsky, And Richard Falk; In Others, A Deep And Heartless Reactionary
March 07, 2009

These come courtesy of Martin Kramer, senior fellow of Middle East Studies at Harvard. From 2006: "We have paid heavily and often in treasure for our unflinching support and unstinting subsidies of Israel's approach to managing its relations with the Arabs. Five years ago, we began to pay with the blood of our citizens here at home." And this: "What 9/11 showed is that if we bomb people, they bomb back." Several responses to my Spines on Freeman ask for quotes. Well, the responders are either stupid or blind. There are plenty of citations to what Freeman said and wrote.