Why does the Financial Times cling to the previously accepted wisdom that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the fulcrum at the heart of the Middle East’s troubles and consider Hamas a credible peace partner?
Dan Ephron’s report on Mahmoud Abbas reads like a tribute to the PA leader, not the work of a professional journalist.
The LA Times contends that the brutal murder of the Fogel family is part of an ongoing “cycle of violence” provoked by settlement building.
A mother, father and three of their children were stabbed to death. But the BBC is more concerned with “settlements”.
A Fatah-affiliated youth center has named a sports event after Wafa Idris, the first female Palestinian suicide bomber.
As the Arab world burns, which of these six headlines is out of place? Libya defiant as hundreds of protesters feared dead Iran protests: capital under lockdown Region’s Protests Spread to Morocco Yemeni Police Fire on Marchers Opposition Demands Dissolution of Bahraini Government Palestinians want ‘day of rage’ against US If the PA’s looking for…
What are the media going to do now that their favorite go-to-guy is no longer the Palestinian Authority’s most visible spokesperson?
An overview of some of the issues generated by The Guardian’s publication of thousands of leaked Palestinian documents.
Khaled Abu Toameh (via Elder of Ziyon) explains the honesty gap exposed by the PaliLeaks. It says a lot that the PA can’t be straight with the Palestinian people: It is no secret that most of the Arab governments do not represent their constituents, at least in regard to making peace with Israel. If Arab…
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 national liberation movement? Yasser Arafat perfected terrorism, introducing airplane hijackings to the world, creating a gangster state-within-a-state in both Jordan and Lebanon, all before returning…