Author Archives: Simon Plosker


BBC & Sky News Commentator Laments Loss of Syrian Chemical Weapons

BBC & Sky News Commentator Laments Loss of Syrian Chemical Weapons

It looks like Abdel Bari Atwan, the former editor-in-chief of Al-Quds Al-Arabi, and a regular commentator on BBC and Sky News, is continuing his advocacy of weapons of mass destruction. Having stated in 2007 on Lebanese TV: “If the Iranian missiles strike Israel, by Allah, I will go to Trafalgar Square and dance with delight,” Bari Atwan is

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Manufacturing and Exploiting Compassion: Abuse of the Media by Palestinian Propaganda

An in-depth article by Philippe Assouline for the JCPA examines how Palestinian propaganda has turned the media into an effective weapon. Many examples are provided by HonestReporting as sourced in the footnotes. Some of the key points: Israel, a liberal democracy caught between tyrannies and sectarian violence, is increasingly perceived as uniquely evil. In the


Guardian Over-dramatizes Israeli Missile Launch

The Guardian reports: Israel fired a missile on Tuesday to test a new defence system, triggering alerts across a region that is braced for impending international military strikes against Syria. The phrase “alerts across region” also appears beneath the headline of the article. So just what does “across the region” refer to? The Guardian continues: Russia

LA Times Embellishing Casualty Figures

With hundreds of people dying in Syria, Egypt, Iraq and Lebanon at this current time, the number of Palestinian casualties is marginal in comparison (without wishing to trivialize any loss of life). So what did the LA Times write for added effect (emphasis added)? The number of Palestinians killed by Israel security forces has more than tripled this