Browsing Tag Gaza war

Washington Post: It Doesn’t Matter Who Killed Baby Omar

It must have been fatiguing for Max Fisher to look at so many photos of injured Palestinians and Israelis during last year’s Gaza conflict. The Washington Post blogger argued in November, and now...

March 12, 2013 11:46 By :

Editor’s Picks: 10 Best Blog Posts of 2012

Every blogger has his favorite blog posts. My list is a mix of evocative, witty or quirky posts. Some of them also had a long shelf life (that is, I frequently referred to it as the year progressed), or...

December 25, 2012 17:29 By :

Is the Syrian First Lady Discussing Death in Homs or Gaza?

A very clever video. The Lede explains what this is all about: A video blogger has remixed footage of an interview Asma al-Assad gave to CNN in 2009, in which Syria’s British-born first lady decried...

March 4, 2012 0:18 By :

“Let Us Compare Assad to Israel”

Funeral in Homs As the Syrian death machine relentlessly rolls on, Tariq Alhomayed hits the nail on the head about Arab hypocrisy. Let us compare Assad to Israel. Let us pause here in front of this state...

March 1, 2012 23:34 By :

Media Smokescreen Ties the IDF’s Hands

Here’s a classic example of media coverage tying the IDF’s hands. The IDF’s debating the use phosphorus shells in future Gaza action. According to the Jerusalem Post, the debate focuses...

January 26, 2012 11:27 By :

5 Reasons the NY Times Spiked Goldstone’s Mea Culpa

Here are five reasons why the NY Times rejected publishing Judge Goldstone’s about-face. 5. The paper’s new motto is “All the news that’s fit to punt.” 4. Pinch Sulzberger...

April 4, 2011 12:23 By :

Why Are AFP and Yahoo News Recycling An Old Photo?

Take a good look at the photo, the caption and the date, then ask yourself: What am I looking at? And what is this soldier looking at? The caption was certainly strange: The image isn’t dated, but...

March 28, 2011 13:18 By :

Gadaffi, MSM, Can’t Find Civilian Casualties

Col. Gadaffi’s says Western airstrikes on Libya are killing lots of civilians. Robert Gates calls Gadaffi a liar. As David Wood explains, it can be difficult for coalition pilots to discern between...

March 24, 2011 9:52 By :