Does the media hold U.S. airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq to the same standards that they held Israeli strikes on Gaza?
UK-based Israeli academic and longtime Israel critic Avi Shlaim has weighed in on the Gaza war in the Guardian’s Comment is Free section, and predictably, he unleashed a scathing critique of Israel. To do so, however, Shlaim invokes a logic so twisted, it’s hard to believe he himself subscribes to it. For example, he insists…
While they may not be vocal about it, foreign journalists in Gaza have noticed Hamas’ human shields tactics as the terrorists operate within the population.
Radical anti-Israel Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert reappears in the media for the latest Gaza conflict.
An analysis of Gaza’s casualty figures brings into question the number of Palestinian civilians killed in Israel’s Operation Protective Edge.
A New York Times opinion piece mixes up cause and effect, claiming Israel’s reaction to the Palestinian unity government is to blame for Hamas violence.
Mira Bar Hillel harangues Israel while minimizing Hamas rockets and ridiculing the terrorism against Israelis during her distorted childhood.
The Daily Mirror recycles a old photo while accusing Israelis of being entertained watching Palestinians under bombardment.
With Israel on the verge of a major conflict, it is important to note what has taken place. No moral equivalence and no cycle of violence.
Until more info becomes available, an irresponsible, premature headline adds fuel to an already tense situation.