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Framing Israel for the War

Framing Israel for the War

It was only a matter of time before the “blame Israel” brigades began to find their way to the mainstream press to assert that, all evidence to the contrary, it was Israel that started the current war in Gaza. The first shot at framing Israel for the war was launched in the New York Times

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Al Jazeera America Kicks Off With Jew Baiter

So much for first impressions. After a long-awaited launch, Al Jazeera America’s very first guest was conspiracy theorist Professor Stephen Walt. He’s best known for co-authoring The Israel Lobby, a discredited book which accuses Jews of manipulating American foreign policy. (Osama Bin Laden’s endorsement was a plug Walt could’ve done without.) Walt’s pre-Arab Spring observations

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