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Today’s 5 Biggest Smackdowns

Smackdown: 1. the act of knocking down or bringing down an opponent; 2. a contest in entertainment wrestling; 3. a decisive defeat; 4. a confrontation between rivals or competitors Here are today’s five biggest smackdowns. 1. Bashar Assad smacks down Syrian lawyers, doctors, intellectuals, and other educated professionals. 2. The International Criminal Court smacks down

Why Was the Gaza Flotilla Postponed?

Choose the best answer. The real reason the IHH postponed its Gaza flotilla is because: A) The IHH doesn’t want controversy disrupting Turkey’s June 12 parliamentary elections. B) Macho Islamists know IDF commandos will be armed with more than paintball guns. C) Organizers are having a hard time recruiting crew members and humanitarian ringers. Others who

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The NY Times Goldstones Israel, Doubles the Gaza Civilian Casualties

This is a cross-post of Lenny Ben-David‘s response to a story in today’s NY Times. Reporter Isabel Kershner replied to Ben-David, who updated his post.  Kershner’s response is included below. * * * There in the middle of a silly article about Justin Bieber’s visit to Israel, The New York Times’ Isabel Kershner goldstones Israel. It’s relatively easy

Credit for Not Hitting Libyan Civilians?

Sky News reports that an RAF mission to hit Libyan targets was aborted: The Ministry of Defence said Sunday night’s planned attack was called off as Tornado jets neared their undisclosed target. Strategic communications officer Major General John Lorimer said: “As the RAF GR4 Tornados approached the target, further information came to light that identified

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Baby Saved in Itamar

You most likely will not read this story of Israeli soldiers and settlers saving a Palestinian baby’s life in the mainstream Western press. That’s because it does not fit the narrative of Israelis acting cruel toward Palestinians. But it is now all over the Israeli press and people are circulating it on Facebook. “Just as

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