US-Israel Relations and Aid

NY Times Refuses to Correct Falsehood on U.S. Views of Settlements

The New York Times won't correct an error it has corrected twice before, and won't defend its incorrect claim. But it is simply false to claim, as does David Halbfinger and Michael Crowley, that there had been until recently a “longstanding American policy treating the settlements as illegal.”

CNN Corrects: Hundreds of US Lawmakers’ Oppose ICC Probe of Israel

CAMERA prompts correction after CNN erroneously reported that "dozens" of bipartisan U.S. lawmakers signed letters to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing their opposition to a potential International Criminal Court investigation of Israel. In fact, more than 300 members of the House and Senate signed.

ToI Corrects AFP Error: US Did Not ‘Recognize’ Settlements

CAMERA prompts correction of an AFP article republished at the Times of Israel which had erroneously reported that the Trump administration had recognized Israeli settlements. Last November, the administration stated that the settlements are not per se contrary to international law; it did not "recognize" them.

New York Post Errs on AIPAC Coverage

Among other misrepresentations, The New York Post misleads with the categorical claim that the AIPAC Policy Conference "has been boycotted by Democrats in recent years."

CAMERA Op-Ed: When the CIA Took a Terrorist to Disneyland

It has become common to hear that the U.S. government has always had an unwavering “pro-Israel bias.” But as CAMERA noted in The Jerusalem Post, history is never as simple, or as neat, as common narratives suppose.

New York Times Erases Amy Klobuchar’s Statement in Favor of U.S. Aid to Israel

In an article on the J Street conference, The Times twice reports that presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar declined to answer a question about U.S. aid to Israel. The "Paper of Record" concealed from readers that at one point in the interview the senator expressed strong support for continued aid: "I am so wedded right now to making sure we continue the aid."