Land Issues:
Israeli, Palestinian and Bedouin

NYRB Looks To 1947 Partition Plan to Determine Palestinian Territories

According to the reckoning of the erudite New York Review of Books, the southern Israeli city of Beersheba is Palestinian territory. Displaying the same intellectual rigorousness, editors argue that an Israeli Education Ministry app reflects Israeli policy better than Israeli policy reflects Israeli policy.

New York Times Labels Disputed West Bank ‘Palestinian Land’

Contrary to The New York Times report, Israeli settlers did not criticize the Trump plan for not "annex[ing] enough Palestinian land." Indeed, the West Bank land in question is disputed and is not currently under Palestinian control, nor was it ever.

New York Times’ Deceptive Maps Mislead on Trump Plan

Taking a page out of the book of President Abbas, The New York Times publishes maps which falsely suggest that under President Trump's plan Palestinians will get significantly less land than they now control, when in fact the opposite is true.

AFP Lends Hand to Palestinian Propaganda

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday displayed egregiously misleading propaganda maps showing the allegedly diminishing lands of "historic Palestine" and giving an inaccurate picture of the Trump proposal. AFP captions treat Abbas' maps at face value, providing no context about the gross falsehoods.