Tag Archives: CiFWatch

Guardian journalists warn that attack on Iran would be “criminal stupidity”

The first part of this article was cross-posted at CifWatch. I suppose they know whereof they speak since it takes one to know one. Seamus Shameless Milne is another of those Guardian columnists who never met a dictator he couldn’t … Continue reading

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How Anti-Zionism is equivalent to anti-Semitism

Several recent articles that I came across addressed similar issues within an overriding theme: how the “new” politically correct anti-Zionism (or anti-Israelism if you wish) is simply the old-fashioned anti-Semitism in disguise. First amongst these articles, in the Jewish Daily … Continue reading

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Guardian’s David Hearst compares Israel to Syria

This article was cross-posted on CiFWatch. David Hearst, one of the Guardian’s “foreign leader writers” according to his bio, has never met a dictator or Israel-hater he didn’t love. In his article in yesterday’s Commentisfree, in which he addressed the … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s view of the Middle East: virtual reality

This article was cross-posted at CifWatch. Today’s Guardian had an editorial, Palestine: a virtual state which was so removed from reality that I could not resist turning their title on its head for my own blog title.  Let the fisking … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s death-wish for Israel

This was cross-posted on CiFWatch. Every time you think the Guardian has reached bottom, it digs and finds an even lower depth of hatred towards Israel. The glee with which their writers speculate about the possible demise of Israel, sorry, … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s nasty little asides about Israel

CiFWatch produced an incisive commentary about the Guardian’s Israel correspondent Harriet Sherwood, and her striving to connect the dots of various aspects of Israeli political and social society. Thus she manages to combine in one article: 1.  The recent anti-BDS … Continue reading

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