In his recent op-ed, syndicated columnist Charley Reese proclaims terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden a truth-teller, labels President Bush a liar, and disseminates outright errors and propaganda concerning the Jewish state and Ariel Sharon.
An in-depth Web site feature often displayed with Middle East news stories on MSNBC.com includes sloppy errors and bias.
The allegation that the United States maintains a double standard with regard to its policies toward Iraq and Israel was echoed in a recent Washington Times column by veteran reporter and editor Arnaud de Borchgrave. De Borchgrave, who has extensive Middle East experience, repeated but did not analyze the allegations.
A commonly heard refrain among pro-Palestinian propagandists is that Israel repeatedly violates international declarations with U.S. financial and moral support and that the attacks of 9/11 and indeed, Muslim terrorism worldwide are a direct result of U.S. support for Israel.
Ruth Lapidot, Professor Emeritus of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and currently a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs , has written an informative article on the legal aspects of the question of Palestinian refugees.