On October 31, CNN rebroadcast "God's Jewish Warriors" for the first time since late August. While serious factual errors identified by CAMERA were addressed and many editorial changes made, the fundamentally dishonest premise of the series remains.
Links to reviews, media coverage, columns, and research reports on the highly controversial Walt and Mearsheimer "Israel Lobby" book and their earlier Harvard report .
Long a forum for controversial views on the Middle East conflict, Worldview, a global affairs program produced by Chicago Public Radio station WBEZ, has in recent months featured a preponderance of anti-Zionists.
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."
CNN's "God's Jewish Warriors," hosted by Christiane Amanpour, is currently being rebroadcast on CNN. The piece is one of a three-part series supposedly intended to examine the growing role of religious fundamentalism in today's world. CNN made significant revisions to the program after it was criticized for a number of serious distortions. Unchanged, however, is the fundamentally dishonest premise of the series equating religiously devout Jews and Christians to radical Islam.
The New York Times ran yet another full page, anti-Israel ad by the Council for the National Interest, founded by Paul Findley.
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.
Fourteen members of the Carter Center advisory board have resigned after concluding that the Center’s founder, former president Jimmy Carter, has turned to "malicious advocacy" for the Palestinians and against Israel.
Professors John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt, authors of The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy, a largely discredited report alleging that the "Israel lobby" has distorted the foreign policy of the United States to the point of serious damage to U.S. interests, appeared at a panel discussion sponsored by the radical Islamist group CAIR (Council on American Islamic Relations).
Mike Wallace is back with a special interview of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a prime sponsor of Hezbollah who has personally threatened Israel with destruction while his country races to build atom bombs. The despot's extreme policies might suggest Wallace will give him a grilling, but history suggests otherwise: Wallace has a soft spot for anti-Israel dictators.