Henry Siegman

      Henry Siegman’s Expertise: Bashing Israel at Every Turn

      Henry Siegman's long list of factual errors, his intemperate anti-Israel rhetoric, his indulgent, if not sycophantic, stance toward Hamas, and his endless self-contradiction might make one wonder why mainstream news organizations so frequently turn to the Council on Foreign Relations "expert."

      Siegman Fabrications Result in LA Times Correction

      Henry Siegman has a history of dishonesty when writing about the Arab-Israeli conflict. So it is perhaps no surprise that the Los Angeles Times found it necessary to publish a correction to demonstrably false assertions in Siegman's June 18, 2006 Op-Ed.

      NPR Coddles Hamas

      A segment airing on May 9th about U.S. policy towards Hamas typifies the one-sided NPR focus on critics of Israel. Interviewer Mike Shuster and his guests sanitize the Hamas-dominated Palestinian Authority while falsely equating Israeli and Hamas' attitudes toward peace.

      Mystery About Henry Siegman Solved in New York Sun

      Henry Siegman, Senior Fellow and Director of the U.S./Middle East Project for the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), is a longtime detractor of Israel and its leadership. Siegman's embrace of the Palestinian narrative have led many to speculate about his true motives. According to an August 23 editorial in the New York Sun, the mystery has now been solved.

      New York Review of Books Stonewalls on Correcting Errors

      On Dec. 2, 2004, the New York Review of Books ran an error-filled essay by Henry Siegman ("Sharon and the Future of Palestine"). The publication has been alerted to the errors, but has declined to address them.