Steven Stotsky

London Review of Books Cheerleads for Hamas

Adam Shatz cheerleads for Hamas in his recent piece in The London Review of Books. Israel is blamed for the November flare up and Hamas is adjudged the victor.

Memo to the Media: Check Those Civilian Casualty Claims

In Operation Pillar of Defense, some media, relying on Palestinian sources, exaggerate the proportion of civilian casualties in Gaza. They give less weight to Israeli figures and ignore the fact that 2 out of 3 fatalities are men between ages 18-40.

Sam Bacile and the One Hundred Jewish Donors

The media was all too willing to run with the dubious story that an Israeli-American named Sam Bacile backed by one hundred Jewish donors was behind the film that sparked outrage in the Muslim world.