It is common for anti-Israel academics and media commentators to claim that Israel "created" Hamas. Yet, as CAMERA highlighted in a Jerusalem Post op-ed, the terror group's origins predate the reestablishment of Israel. And the rise of Hamas is far more complex.
The Washington Post gives a platform to the small number of Jewish organizations that are anti-Zionist, treating them as somehow representative of the majority of Jewry. They're not.
Several news outlets have covered the Palestinian Authority's refusal to participate in a recent peace conference held in Bahrain. But many in the media played the PA's rejectionism on the U.S., failing to note that Palestinian leadership has a century long history of rejecting negotiations and statehood.
The Washington Post continues its well-worn habit of publishing and promoting terror apologists, anti-Israel activists and antisemites.
The latest U.S. peace initiative for Israelis and Palestinians has received considerable coverage. But as CAMERA details in the Algemeiner, reporters have failed to note the long history of Palestinian rejectionism.
The Washington Post's offered extensive, and often misleading, coverage of Israel's elections. Post reporters and op-eds portrayed Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu as the obstacle to peace, while completely omitting the responsibility of Palestinian leadership.
The Washington Post has warned about "resurgent global antisemitism." Yet, The Post has recently given two softball interviews to foreign leaders known for their antisemitism.
The Islamic Republic of Iran continues to solely blame the U.S. for a 1953 coup of its democratically elected prime minister. And many Western news outlets continue to sell the mullah's story. But as CAMERA noted in The Washington Times, the truth is more complicated—and the facts have long been available to the media.
Following contact with CAMERA, The Washington Post corrected a June 14, 2018 report, which incorrectly claimed that Argentina cancelled a Jerusalem soccer match due to Israel’s “treatment of Palestinians.”
The Post's coverage of the recent rioting in Gaza was among the worst.