Tag Archives: Gaza


New York Times: Gaza Edition

New York Times: Gaza Edition

A man holds the bloody body of a young boy.  He was one of three young men who were playing soccer,  killed along with a 60 year old grandfather by an Israeli attack gone “horribly wrong.” The caption tells us that one of the victims was only ten years old. With pictures and details like these,

Counting Crowds Confounds Correspondents

How many Gaza demonstrators risked Hamas thuggery yesterday to demand national unity? Depends on who you read. Counting crowds confounds correspondents. The Guardian’s divergence alone boggles: The Guardian: “Estimates of the turnout in Gaza City ranged from 10,000 to 100,000.” Time: ” Some 10,000 protesters were reported in the streets of Gaza City . . .”

Christian Science Monitor: When All Else Fails, Trust IDF Superiority

I hope a strong, vibrant democracy emerges in Egypt. But if not, well, just trust IDF superiority to blow the bad guys to smithereens. That’s the approach this Christian Science Monitor staff-ed takes in selling the Muslim Brotherhood. Yes, an editorial board that doesn’t live here says I can manage to live with the consequences: The