Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Tammuz 20, 5775
Media Watch
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John R. Cohn M.D.
Israel's battle with Iranian-backed Hezbollah has produced numerous opportunities for media commentary. A Reuters' photographer has been fired for altering images, and much has been made of efforts by Hezbollah to manipulate the coverage from territory they control. Photographers are escorted and supervised in areas of damage, with evidence suggesting that some of these events are stage-managed to facilitate news...
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Jonathan Rosenblum
Israel's wars tend to bring anti-Semites out into the open, and the current one is no exception. What is interesting, however, is the degree to which anti-Semitism has migrated from its traditional haunts. One still finds traces of the older Jew-hatred among Catholic traditionalists like actor Mel Gibson and pundit Pat Buchanan. But more fascinating is the social acceptability of...
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By:
David Horovitz
In the very first days of the war with Hezbollah, Israel's top political and military echelons simply could not contain their delight. Displaying quite horrifying misplaced confidence, ministers crowed in private briefings that Sheik Hassan Nasrallah's fighting force would be broken in a week. The gravity of such misconceptions point to a level of arrogance and complacency probably unparalleled since...
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Media Cl​ippings
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The German Problem. You could say, without exaggeration, that it was the animating force of 20th-century history. (The only other element to exert as much influence was the Russian Revolution, which was tied to the German problem in its way.) Germany's particular "complex" got a new reading recently in a book review published in the June 19 issue of The...
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Islamo-fascists are fighting on several fronts. Can we focus on the threat?
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The discovery last week of yet another fiendish plot by British Islamist terrorists to commit mass murder against Western targets was notable in many respects. For most people, the plan to blow up as many as 10 cross-Atlantic flights via suicide bombers using liquid explosives will be best remembered as the crime that took restrictions on carry-on luggage to a...
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