"Israel Lobby" professors Walt and Mearsheimer charge that because of its alleged misdeeds Israel is an unworthy ally of the U.S., and cite as proof numerous seemingly damaging "quotations" from Israeli leaders. The problem is that all the quotations are from secondary sources or worse, and all are false.
At a private meeting of some 20 journalists with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in September 2007, Ha'aretz Editor David Landau urged the U.S. to "rape" Israel — to force a settlement on the country.
A news analysis piece by Helene Cooper erroneously claimed President Bush explicitly sided with Israel on the issue of Palestinian refugees, when in fact he did not even mention refugees.
Washington Post coverage of a Virginia Muslim leader's resignation from a panel on immigration for pro-jihad declarations was a textbook example of a) gullibility, b) partisanship, or c) some combination of the two.
The video shows Christiane Amanpour misleading viewers about the history of Jerusalem, about the view of American presidents on the legality of settlements, and about a U.S. decision on loan guarantees to Israel. The video shows factual errors and distortions in the initial version of the program. UPDATE: The latest version of the CNN segment redresses some of the distortions in the original. Details to come.
Jonathan Tasini's comments on Israel are not anti-Semitic. They're just wrong. And by turning to this anti-Israel partisan to "inform" its readers about the Middle East, Playboy does damage to its own credibility.
The following CAMERA letter, published on September 8 in the Baltimore Sun corrects several questionable assertions made in an earlier Op-Ed by U.S. Rep. James Moran and Rabbi Marc Gopin.
Contradicting his book's central claim, John Mearsheimer lets the truth slip out – the Bush administration was determined to go to war against Saddam, regardless of Israel or the "Israel Lobby."
At the CBS annual shareholders meeting, a CAMERA board member presented a proposal calling on CBS Corporation, owner of Simon and Schuster, to urge its subsidiary to institute fact-checking, the New York Sun reports. Simon and Schuster published Jimmy Carter's error-ridden Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid.
Nicholas Kristof argues that U.S. politicians "have learned to muzzle themselves" on Israel and such "silence harms America." But he himself keeps mum on key information that contradicts his argument.