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Ron Dermer

  • Bibi adviser Ron Dermer to NYT: No Op-Ed for you!

    Why did Ron Dermer, a senior adviser to the Israeli prime minister, decline a chance to have an Op-Ed by Benjamin Netanyahu appear in The New York Times? Because he feels the paper isn’t giving Israel a fair shake, with 19 of the last 20 Israel-related Op-Eds taking a negative view of Israel. Dermer explains… More ▸

  • Ron Dermer, NGO funding and FARA

    Ron Dermer, a top aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is getting mucho kudos for his letter ripping Time Magazine for its recent article on “Israel’s rightward lurch.” It’s a good letter. Read it. But this puzzles me, and has for some time — Dermer is not the first person to make this argument for… More ▸

  • Ron Dermer, 20 F-35s and that cake metaphor

    If I’ve got the narrative wrong, someone please tell me: –Twenty F-35s, the state of the art combat aircraft, were in the pipeline for Israel. –The Obama administration offered another 20 F-35s, among other deal sweeteners, if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would extend the settlement freeze another 90 days; –There was a U.S. offer, in… More ▸

  • Bibi’s inner circle

    After a few weeks in office, Benjamin Netanyahu has assembled an inner circle that offers some hints about the direction in which the prime minister plans to take the country. More ▸