Author Archives: Alex Margolin

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Guardian’s “Mandatory Red Roofs” is Nonsense

Guardian’s “Mandatory Red Roofs” is Nonsense

In an article about controversial Israeli architect Eyal Weizman, The Guardian let loose a real whopper of an accusation against Israel. According to the story, the tiled roofs so common to Jewish homes in the West Bank are actually “mandatory red roofs so that on flyovers the Israeli army know not to target them.” Mandatory? Flyovers?

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Media Uncovers Hamas Launch Sites in Populated Areas

Since the start of Operation Protective Edge, Israeli officials have insisted that Hamas was firing rockets from densely populated areas. Even after a month of fighting, scant evidence emerged from the mainstream media. But now, media sources are emerging with video proof that Hams is, indeed, deliberately putting Palestinian civilians at risk in its offensive

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Jon Snow to Hamas: You Endanger Your Civilians With Your Rockets

Having a Hamas spokesman as a guest on a talk show is a dangerous undertaking. A skilled media manipulator from Hamas could use the opportunity to spout lies and accusations against Israel without the counter-balance of an Israeli viewpoint. But Channel 4′s Jon Snow manages to keep Hamas member Osama Hamdan mostly on topic, asking

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