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Cartoon Implies Israel Targeting Civilians

Cartoon Implies Israel Targeting Civilians

Although casualty counts published in the media since the start of the conflict have relied heavily on reports from Hamas, some people look at the raw numbers and conclude that Israel is not being careful enough to avoid Palestinian civilians. But a cartoon by Gary Barker in the Times of London takes the point to

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Gaza Conflict Day 21: Hamas Threatens Journalists

Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF released its findings on the shelling of a UN school in Beit Hanoun, in which 15 Palestinians were killed. The Jerusalem Post reports: . . . Hamas terrorists fired at the army from within the school complex. The terrorists fired anti-tank missiles at soldiers, the army added.   The

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Stephen Walt: Still Blaming the Israel Lobby

At least he’s consistent, if nothing else. Stephen Walt, half of the duo that published The Israel Lobby in 2007 to blame groups like AIPAC for pushing the US to support Israel too much, to the detriment of both the US and Israel, is at it again. His latest anti-Israel screed in the Huffington Post

Hamas reveals media strategy

Hamas Reveals Media Strategy

With the ground war in Gaza growing in force each day, the battle for hearts and minds becomes a vital strategic battleground. The side that wins public support for its cause is better positioned to determine the length and intensity of the fighting. And thanks to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), which translated

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Coke, Israel and Intellectual Honesty

Oliver Lovat asks us to take a step back and look at the bigger picture of what is being said, by whom and why, while sipping on an ice cold Coke.

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