Browsing Tag UN

Is Time Really On the Palestinians’ Side?

Gaza and the West Bank are now literally in separate time zones. Reuters explains that Hamas and Fatah agreed to turn the clocks back one hour for the month of Ramadan to ease fasting. But Ramadan’s...

September 7, 2011 9:21 By :

Palmer Report: Israel Vindicated, Media Shrugs

What did the media choose to focus on and emphasize with the publication of the Palmer Report? A grudging acknowledgment that Israel did indeed have a valid case? Not exactly.

September 5, 2011 12:56 By :

The Broken Clock Logic of Palmer’s Rejectionists

Just as a broken clock is still correct once a day, it’s safe to say that the UN will vindicate Israel once in a blue moon. But as I read The Guardian’s staff-editorial on the Palmer report,...

September 5, 2011 11:16 By :

5 Key Claims of the UN’s Mavi Marmara Report

The NY Times obtained a copy of the UN report on the Mavi Marmara affair. The inquiry — chaired by Sir Geoffrey Palmer — is expected to release its report tomorrow. I skimmed the full report...

September 1, 2011 23:05 By :

Why the UN’s Biased Against Israel

Impressive video nicely explaining why Israel never gets a fair shake in the UN.

July 14, 2011 6:54 By :

Leaked: Assad Regime Tied to Israel Border Riots

A leaked document details how the Syrian authorities actively helped to create border confrontations as a way to distract attention from the Assad regime’s own murderous behavior.

June 15, 2011 15:34 By :

Colonel Richard Kemp: A True Friend

Richard Kemp Today, Israel faces a conspiracy of delegitimization, which aims to give validity and justification to attacks on Israel by groups such as Iran’s proxies Hamas and Hezbollah, allowing...

June 13, 2011 9:42 By :

LA Times Odd Couple: Musa Abu Marzook and John Bolton?

Hamas spinmeister Musa Abu Marzook and John Bolton, the outspoken former US ambassador to the UN, make for the mother of all odd couples. What else can I say after seeing the LA Times publish their analyses...

June 13, 2011 9:23 By :

A Digest of Weekend Articles

• Columnist Faisal Al Qasim says the Arab regimes are are more brutal than the Zionists: But is the Arab media still able to satirise Israeli barbarism with the same vigour after it has witnessed what...

June 5, 2011 18:48 By :

Israel Goes Gaga Over Goldstone, Part 2

Yesterday’s stories that Judge Goldstone would help retract his UN report were too good to be true. AP quotes Goldstone straight from the horse’s mouth: Nevertheless, Goldstone said, he did...

April 6, 2011 11:28 By :