CAMERA's Christian Research Analyst Dexter Van Zile was interviewed on Steel on Steel radio program, hosted by John Loeffler (left), about former President Jimmy Carter's new book We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work.
The Washington Post prides itself on its national security coverage. But the Washington Times scooped it in covering the controversy over former Amb. Charles "Chas" Freeman Jr.'s selection as chairman of the National Intelligence Council.
Jimmy Carter noticeably toned down his rhetoric in his most recent book; but the text – an obvious attempt to sanitize Hamas’ hostility and violence – is still filled with errors of fact and marred by egregious omissions.
"Israel Lobby" professors Walt and Mearsheimer charge that because of its alleged misdeeds Israel is an unworthy ally of the U.S., and cite as proof numerous seemingly damaging "quotations" from Israeli leaders. The problem is that all the quotations are from secondary sources or worse, and all are false.
At a private meeting of some 20 journalists with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in September 2007, Ha'aretz Editor David Landau urged the U.S. to "rape" Israel — to force a settlement on the country.
A news analysis piece by Helene Cooper erroneously claimed President Bush explicitly sided with Israel on the issue of Palestinian refugees, when in fact he did not even mention refugees.
Washington Post coverage of a Virginia Muslim leader's resignation from a panel on immigration for pro-jihad declarations was a textbook example of a) gullibility, b) partisanship, or c) some combination of the two.
The video shows Christiane Amanpour misleading viewers about the history of Jerusalem, about the view of American presidents on the legality of settlements, and about a U.S. decision on loan guarantees to Israel. The video shows factual errors and distortions in the initial version of the program. UPDATE: The latest version of the CNN segment redresses some of the distortions in the original. Details to come.