Browsing Tag Palestinian Authority

Where Have You Gone, Yasser Arafat?

PaliLeaks fallout: The Guardian‘s columnist Seumas Milne sure misses Arafat: It’s a study in the decay of what in Yasser Arafat’s heyday was an authentic national liberation movement. An authentic...

January 29, 2011 21:36 By :

What We Know About Alistair Crooke

The PA’s now investigating three people, Al-Jazeera reporter Clayton Swisher, an unnamed Frenchman, and former British intelligence official Alistair Crooke, for their connection to the PaliLeaks. Crooke’s...

January 29, 2011 21:26 By :

Hamas Spin Chief Gets Op-Ed Space

Granting Osama Hamdan, Hamas’s international relations dept head chief spinmeister the legitimacy of op-ed space in The Guardian’s print edition to respond to PaliLeaks is pretty sick. What’s...

January 26, 2011 17:48 By :

The Guardian Was Right to Publish The PaliLeaks

Jonathan Freedland’s column defending The Guardian’s decision to publish the Palestine papers is a sign that The Guardian’s pro-Israel (and now pro-Palestinian) critics are talking...

January 26, 2011 10:44 By :

4 Reasons Why The Guardian Was Al Jazeera’s Best PaliLeaks Pair

Our new Question of the Week asks: Why might Al Jazeera have chosen The Guardian over larger Western news services to partner in the Palestine Papers leak? Here are my four reasons why The Guardian made...

January 26, 2011 9:28 By :

Bad Day For a Meeting

When I scheduled a meeting with HonestReporting’s wunderkind graphic designer to make a mockup of what Backspin will look like (this is not the final look), nobody had an inkling that a decade’s...

January 25, 2011 22:04 By :

Rounding Up the Reax to PaliLeaks

A collection of what’s being said about the sturm und drang of the Palestinian Papers published in The Guardian: Elliott Abrams: Third, what some newspapers are calling “offers” or “agreements”...

January 24, 2011 20:17 By :

The Palestine Papers: So What?

So the Palestinian Authority and its Fatah cadres are having a hissy fit over a slew of documents leaked to Al-Jazeera and then shared with The Guardian. Big yawn. The whole leak is just a localized...

January 24, 2011 10:30 By :

Insights Into West Bank Mosque Incites

CNN looks into PA efforts to rein in the invective and incitement of Palestinian preachers. I credit reporter Kevin Flowers for drawing attention to the problem, but there’s a nuance he doesn’t...

January 18, 2011 9:48 By :

“Travel Palestine” Tourism Ad Erases Israel

Since when were tourists able to visit Jerusalem in a state of Palestine stretching from the Med to the River Jordan?

January 11, 2011 10:21 By :