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security barrier

The Guardian Electrifies Israeli Security Barrier

The Guardian Electrifies Israeli Security Barrier

The Guardian erroneously refers to Israel’s security barrier as “electrified” rather than the non-lethal “electronic.”


Paris Attacks Terror? Not According to BBC

For reasonable people, the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and kosher supermarket in Paris were clear cases of terrorism. But apparently, not everyone who runs the BBC is reasonable. Take the head of BBC Arabic, Tarik Kafala, for example. For him, terrorism is too “loaded” a term to describe what happened. “We try to


Academic: Gaza War Started When Israel Fired Back

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

Human shields

Foreign Journalists Acknowledge Hamas’ Human Shields Tactics

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.