Hamas Minister Fathi Hamad revealed that 600-700 Hamas and affiliated fighters were lost in the Israeli Cast Lead operation, refuting the claim, given credence in the Goldstone Report, that Palestinian fatalities were overwhelmingly non-combatants.
Once again, the Los Angeles Times gives a platform to Saree Makdisi, the UCLA comparative literature professor who regularly argues for a "binational state," meaning the dismantlement of the Jewish state.
The United Nations Panel charged with investigating the Gaza flotilla incident of May 31, 2010 has affirmed the legality and legitimacy of Israel's naval blockade of Gaza.
An AFP article today about Geoffrey Palmer's U.N. report on the 2010 flotilla highlights aspects of the document critical of Israel, but ignores parts that uphold Israel's position. When "man bites dog" is just not a story.
President Carter misrepresents the terms of U.N. Resolution 242 and the "road map" to make the fallacious argument that President Obama's speech represents a continuation of longstanding American policy regarding Israeli withdrawals.
In its recent newsletter, Churches for Middle East Peace covered the controversy surrounding the Goldstone Report in a relatively straightforward manner.
One might hope that Richard Goldstone's retraction of charges his report leveled against Israel would cause the report's advocates to reconsider their position. But Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth responds by launching more accusations at Israel.
Churches for Middle East Peace invoked the Goldstone Report as the Gospel truth about Operation Cast Lead but has not taken notice of the recent admission from its chief author that he got it wrong.
On Sunday, April 3, the Washington Post published a bombshell Op-Ed by Richard Goldstone in which he repudiated the central and most slanderous finding of the anti-Israel United Nations report that bears his name. But the New York Times — on both its opinion and news pages — seems to be trying to minimize the impact of his recanting.