Author Archives: Simon Plosker

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The MidEast PR Machine: From Assad to the Palestinians

The MidEast PR Machine: From Assad to the Palestinians

Assad believes the Western media can be manipulated to serve the Syrian regime.

Financial Times: Israel Should Abide by Palestinian Demands

The Financial Times has been a long-time cheerleader for supposed Hamas “moderation”, blaming settlements for the impasse in the moribund peace process. This trend continues in the FT’s latest editorial. But what does this mean? The move towards reconciliation with Fatah could encourage Hamas to moderate its positions further. Direct attacks on Israel have fallen

Letter of the Month – January 2012

Only one out of eight letters published by The Guardian in response to accusations of Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian child detainees took Israel’s side. While it may have been short (or perhaps edited for length by The Guardian), HR subscriber Robert Simonofsky of New Jersey, USA wins January’s Letter of the Month by virtue of getting his letter

Israel Responds to Guardian Child Abuse Charge

The Guardian saw fit to publish eight letters in response to accusations of Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian child detainees. Only one of those (January’s Letter of the Month) sided with Israel. The Guardian has, however, given the press attache for the Israeli Embassy in London, Amir Ofek, the opportunity to respond, which we republish in

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The Guardian’s Holocaust Memorial Day Special

The Guardian is never going to miss an opportunity to attack a Conservative government minister and a Jewish organization all in the same go. Let the story appear on Holocaust Memorial Day and just to rub it in, make sure that your source happens to run some anti-Semitic websites. The perfect storm which shows that

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