Both the OC Register and the AP are also participating in legitimizing the dishonest claim that "From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will Be Free," is something other than a call for the destruction of Israel.
A Hamas surrender would end the bloodshed immediately and with more lasting effect than a ceasefire. Yet the LA Times Editorial Board does not call for Hamas to surrender, or even for it to release the hostages. Why not?
Notwithstanding the distinction between the two jihadist groups’ ideological aims, the salient characteristic of both Hamas and ISIS is savagery and a barbaric evil that must be eliminated at any cost
After setting forth the dueling governmental claims, TIME relayed that a New York Times investigation into the blast was inconclusive, but omits the extensive and fairly conclusive report of the Associated Press.
Anna Botting made clear on Tuesday that she had abandoned any pretense of objectivity or even of journalistic curiosity. Her anti-Israel animus was on full display.
It is Hamas's murderous ideology as expressed in its charter, and not any action by Israel, that led to Saturday’s massacre.
What Israelis saw Saturday was innocent children and teenagers and the elderly being carted off as prisoners of war, and a dead body of a woman being paraded in the street as a trophy. Comparing this to any defensive action taken by the IDF is despicable.
The article does not ignore Jewish claims to the Temple Mount, but it subtly denies their credence while privileging Muslim theology.
The 6000 word piece by Jesse Rosenfeld brings to mind the adage that “a half-truth is a whole lie.”
In much of the reporting about Israel and the Middle East, terrorist organizations are entirely absent. In a recent article in the Economist, however, terror groups are the focus – but the effects of terrorism are glossed over, and the members are glamorized as if they were social media influencers.