Palestinian Spokesmen, Jenin Lies and Media Indifference

Numerous "spokesmen" for Yasser Arafat and his Palestinian Authority – who operate in the realm of public opinion are intent on seizing upon the American public’s good-natured laissez-faire attitude and using it to con Americans into advancing their own agenda.

BACKGROUNDER: A Study in Palestinian Duplicity and Media Indifference

Palestinian spokesmen Nabil Sha'ath, Hassan Abdel Rahman, Yasser Abed Rabbo, Ahmed Abdel Rahman and Saeb Erakat took the Western media for a ride in April 2002, loudly proclaiming Israel had committed a "massacre" in Jenin.  Yet, despite copious evidence of their blatant lying, the credibility of these spokesmen with the American press is apparently unaffected.