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Israel: As Fanatical as Iran?

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, a columnist for the UK’s Independent, regularly features on HonestReporting and its UK affiliate due to her propensity to describe Israel as a “racist” and “apartheid” state. Alibhai-Brown is also fond of taking pains to mention her many Jewish friends, as if this gives her some extra credibility when it comes to attacking

New Statesman: Propaganda for Terrorists

Promoted as a “world exclusive”, the New Statesman published an interview by former London mayor Ken Livingstone with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal. Livingstone himself has a long history of anti-Israel activism and disputes with the British Jewish community and is certainly not the man to get behind the facade of “moderation” that Hamas, a terrorist organisation, wants to

The Goldstone Report: Rewarding Palestinian Terror

BACKGROUND SUMMARY The United Nations fact-finding mission examining Israel’s Operation Cast Lead against Hamas in Gaza has been published. Headed by South African Judge Richard Goldstone, the mission’s 575-page report (PDF format) found that “Israel committed actions amounting to war crimes, possibly crimes against humanity.” Here, we provide an overview of some of the failings the Goldstone Report, including: Israel

The New York Times: Just the Facts?

A six month study of the New York Times shows a bias toward the Palestinian narrative.

Guardian: The “So-Called Threat from Iran”

As recently as May 2009, HonestReporting critiqued Guardian columnist Jonathan Steele’s justification for Palestinian terror against Israel and his tacit support for foreign leaders who give it their backing. Continuing in the same vein, Steele now writes about US President Obama’s recent Mideast speech, stating that: Short of helping to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict, the

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