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PLO Envoy: Canaanites Were Occupiers Too

If Newt Gingrich’s comments about Palestinian identity weren’t explosive enough, a PLO diplomat makes a counter-argument that’s an absolute bombshell. Maen Rashid Areikat, the PLO’s...

December 28, 2011 9:47 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/27/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. A PLO envoy to the US  reaffirms that a Palestinian state will be judenrein. Hamas may split over PLO membership. And...

December 27, 2011 14:41 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/26/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. As Hamas prepares to join PLO, Fatah frets Islamists will spoil the party. Syrian soldiers are shooting anything...

December 26, 2011 16:44 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/25/2011

Everything you need to know about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Two papers use Christmas to take gratuitous swipes at Israel. Two former White House advisors urge more pressure on Iran....

December 25, 2011 15:53 By :

Jesus Would’ve Been Shot By Palestinians

Here’s some really ugly spin from The Guardian: The security barrier so heavily criticized in Phoebe Greenwood’s dispatch was built to prevent suicide bombers, drive by shootings etc. – the...

December 25, 2011 10:34 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/22/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Outrage as Abbas meets and greets accomplices to the murder. A Salafi spokesman appears on Israeli Army Radio...

December 22, 2011 14:38 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/21/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. The Syrian army’s falling apart, the Saudis arrest dozens of Christian foreign workers at a prayer gathering,...

December 21, 2011 14:13 By :

A Machinated, Manipulated, Maneuver Masterminded By the Israel Lobby

If this is the extent of Tom Friedman’s regret for last week’s column, I’d respect him more if he’d keep stubbornly quiet or just hop into bed with the Walt and Mearsheimer camp once...

December 21, 2011 10:22 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/20/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Israel and Egyptian Islamists may be laying the groundwork for dialogue. And the UNRWA has a track record of demolishing...

December 20, 2011 15:51 By :

One Man’s Ultraconservative is Another Man’s Fascist

It ain’t just the word moderate that’s becoming abused by journos trying to make sense of the mushrooming Islamist parties. Reuters says Islamist is another word now “stretched to its...

December 20, 2011 13:47 By :