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The political mugging of Israel over the Hagel and Kerry nominations

Following the furore over the possible nomination of Charles Hagel as US Secretary of Defence, Gil Troy in his Jerusalem Post blog writes that Israel was sandbagged in a political mugging over the nomination of Hagel: (Emphases are mine.) During … Continue reading

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Guardian Letters Page – just another outlet for attacking Israel

This post was cross-posted at CiFWatch. Yesterday’s letters page in the Guardian exposes yet another of the editors’ underhanded ways of slamming Israel and simultaneously being able to claim uninvolvement. The page contains four letters accusing Israel of everything from … Continue reading

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Guardian’s Khaled Diab decries Palestinian fixation on right of return, but aims for one-state solution instead

This article is a cross-post from CiFWatch. It’s Naqba Day, and the Guardian is certainly not one to miss an opportunity to bash Israel. Yesterday’s contribution to this landmark day was an article by Khaled Diab who is: …a regular … Continue reading

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Guardian’s focus on Israeli refugee centre ignores both context and other centres worldwide

This is a cross-post from CiFWatch. Last week the Guardian slaked its anti-Israel obsession with an article written by Phoebe Greenwood focusing on a proposed detention center for refugees and illegal infiltrators into Israel. The tone of the article is … Continue reading

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The Global March to Jerusalem – another attempt to breach Israel’s borders

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims, anti-Israel activists and assorted ill-wishers are planning to take part in a “Global March to Jerusalem” tomorrow, March 30th, also known to Palestinians as Land Day. [UPDATE: I will update any important events related to … Continue reading

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Guardian calls Israeli border fences a sign of weakness

Harriet Sherwood, the Guardian’s official Jerusalem correspondent,  has produced a strange article which both sneers at and condemns Israel’s border fences on ALL its borders (not just the West Bank), citing “critics who call it a sign of weakness” and … Continue reading

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