Browsing Tag The Independent

“Terror” Only Happens in London

So far as the British media’s concerned, Palestinian suicide bombings, shootings, and knife attacks in Israel are never acts of terror. And the people responsible for the blood and mayhem are never...

May 23, 2013 12:05 By :

4 Thoughts on “The World’s Largest Outdoor Prison”

The Independent breaks out the violins for Gaza. Locals call it “the world’s biggest prison”, and it’s not difficult to understand why. Here are a few thoughts on Alistair Dawber’s...

April 14, 2013 11:48 By :

Vicious Agitprop From Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown I gave up taking Yasmin “some of my best friends are Jews” Alibhai-Brown seriously many years ago. Unfortunately she regularly pens poisonous pieces against Israel and...

November 19, 2012 14:30 By :

Shades of Gray

Charlotte Proudman, a blogger at The Independent, addresses Israel’s handling of illegal African migrants after one stole her purse in Tel Aviv. Yes, it’s a hotly-debated issue among Israelis,...

October 21, 2012 15:34 By :

Salam Fayyad and The Independent: Collective Amnesia

Salam Fayyad The Independent breaks out the violins in an interview with Salam Fayyad. Yes, the Arab Spring and Iranian nuclear threat are forcing the Palestinians to learn that the world really doesn’t...

July 26, 2012 10:56 By :

Romney Trapped by the Israel Lobby Spider?

An “Israel Lobby” description comes too close to anti-Semitic imagery.

July 22, 2012 11:57 By :

Faked Photo? What Faked Photo?

Success as The Independent removes a fake photo.

July 4, 2012 9:44 By :

Yitzhak Shamir and the Ghoul Pool

Yitzhak Shamir 1915-2012 The news cycle goes into overdrive when famous personalities die, which is why smart editors make sure to have obituaries written ahead of time and periodically updated. The practice...

July 2, 2012 16:06 By :

“Racist” Quote Mistranslated by Ha’aretz

The issue of African immigrants in Israel is a sensitive one that hasn’t portrayed Israel in a positive light by any stretch. While some Israeli politicians have disgraced themselves with utterly...

June 25, 2012 15:14 By :

Scales of Militancy For The Independent

Is there a sliding scale of terrorism?  Are some terrorists more extreme than others? The Independent, in its apparent desperation to avoid using the “t” word, refers to Israeli targeting...

June 21, 2012 9:38 By :