UNDERSTANDING THE GOLDSTONE REPORT

A new site – Understanding the Goldstone Report – has been established by a group of bloggers who have followed the news stories and NGO reports from Israel’s Operation Cast Lead, and the history of the Goldstone Commission. They have come together to offer a site that will put together the most cogent, empirically based, and logically argued […]

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BBC: Downplaying Sderot’s Suffering

Katya Adler’s report pays lip service to the plight of Israeli schoolchildren. As part of its Hunger to Learn series, the BBC’s Katya Adler “meets children in Gaza whose schooling has been repeatedly interrupted by conflict.” Undoubtedly, Palestinian children have suffered as a result of difficult conditions in Gaza. However, Adler’s report demonstrates typical BBC […]

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Nobel Prize for Obama Backfires

By: Ronald Kessler If the Norwegian Nobel Committee thought it was bolstering President Barack Obama’s prestige in the world by awarding him the 2009 Peace Prize, it was wrong. From the liberal Huffington Post and Daily Kos to the Washington Post and the Times of London, opinion makers have denounced the decision as a joke, […]

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