Richard Silverstein is a freelance journalist and independent researcher who reports on Israeli national security issues. He contributes to Jacobin Magazine, Al Jazeera English, and Middle East Eye.  He has contributed chapters to two essay collections: A Time to Speak Out (Verso) and Israel and Palestine: Alternative Perspectives on Statehood (Rowan & Littlefield). He publishes the Tikun Olam blog. On Twitter @richards1052

Writing in the Cairo Review