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Media Cheat Sheet 10/6/2011

Commentary • NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says Bibi is Israel’s own worst enemy, gives Bill Clinton a shout out. This particular snippet made my antennae twitch this morning: Some of my Israeli friends will think I’m unfair and harsh, applying double standards by focusing on Israeli shortcomings while paying less attention to those of other

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Danny Ayalon’s Video: Comments and the Roar of the Crowd

For a long time, I’ve wondered if the Israeli government could get its act together for some sensible PR. Judging from the statistics and reader comments I’ve seen, credit where credit is due to Danny Ayalon for a viral video that didn’t feature grainy footage of Israeli naval commandos rappelling into a Turkish boat brawl.

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A Digest of Weekend Articles

• Columnist Faisal Al Qasim says the Arab regimes are are more brutal than the Zionists: But is the Arab media still able to satirise Israeli barbarism with the same vigour after it has witnessed what Arab dictators have done to their own people? Isn’t it a bit silly to bombard the Israelis with criticism

“Why The Stink Over the ’67 Borders Now?”

A borderline-confused Greg in Australia wants to know: Why the stink over the ’67 borders now? Charles Krauthammer articulates the clearest explanation I’ve seen on why the 1967 borders are such an issue. It begins with American assurances to Israel before the Gaza disengagement: It’s on the basis of such solemn assurances that Israel undertook,

If You Shoot Them, Do They Not Bleed?

The New York Times singles out Israeli settlers as a separate class of people. By doing so, it strengthens the hand of Palestinians perpetrating attacks.

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