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Daily Archives: April 26, 2013

Evaluation of the Israeli/Palestinian Schoolbook Research Project

The Israeli-Palestinian schoolbook research project was commissioned by the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land (CRIHL) and financed by the US State Department. It started in 2009 and was headed by Professor...

The Honey-Trap of Moral Equivalence

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3683/moral-equivalence Today, in an age that often seems of pragmatism and managerial-ism in politics, if there is a way not just to honor the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's memory but to continue her legacy...

Lessons of the Syrian Reactor

http://nationalinterest.org/article/lessons-the-syrian-reactor-8380?page=show THE OFFICE of the assistant to the president for national-security affairs in the West Wing of the White House is a spacious, well-lit corner room in a building where space is at a premium....

The Misleading Fayyad Blame Game

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2013/04/24/the-misleading-salam-fayyad-blame-game-thomas-friedman/ The political demise of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad continues to drive much of the discussion about the dead-in-the-water Middle East peace process in the media. Thus, it’s no surprise that Fayyad’s No....

Marathons and Media Bias in the West Bank

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2013/04/24/marathons-and-media-bias-in-the-west-bank/ When the news broke last week that Israel had prevented Gazan runners from participating in the West Bank’s first marathon, my initial reaction was to wonder why Israel had done something so stupid. Granted,...

CBC corrects reporter over use of word “attack” in Israel story

http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/04/23/na0424-th-bias/ For using the word “attack” in relation to Israel’s 2010 raid on a Gaza blockade-runner, a Middle East reporter for Radio-Canada, the French-language version of CBC, was rebuked by the network on Monday. In reporting...

What’s in a Name: Is Associated Press Laundering Islamism?

http://www.gloria-center.org/2013/04/whats-in-a-name-is-associated-press-laundering-islamism/ Political leaders and government officials are paid for trying to avoid, mitigate, or manage damage to their countries. Experts and journalists are supposed to warn about them and explain the dangers. This isn’t happening....

When Terrorists Fall Out You Know Jihad is Doomed

http://www.gloria-center.org/2013/04/when-terrorists-fall-out-you-know-jihad-is-doomed/ One of the reasons why the Middle East situation is less fearsome than it might seem is that the radicals and terrorists are not united at all but battle among themselves for tactical, doctrinal,...

UN official blames Boston Marathon bombings on American “domination”

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/04/23/watchdog-group-blasts-un-official-for-blaming-boston-bombings-on-american/ A United Nations official known for blaming the U.S. for unrest in the Middle East has angered critics again by blaming the Boston Marathon bombings on “American global domination.” "The American global domination project is...

Op-ed: West Bank schools funded by US, Europe produce next generation of terrorists

http://www.ynetnews.com/Ext/Comp/ArticleLayout/CdaArticlePrintPreview/1,2506,L-4372560,00.html VIDEO - For decades the conflict between Israel and the Arabs has remained unresolved. Time and again efforts have been made to find a solution and bring peace between the two sides. While Israel...