Blinded in Gaza: The “Liberal” Media’s Seeing Eye Dogma

The barks of pro-Israel media “watchdog” groups like CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America), The Israel Project , and the meretriciously monikered website HonestReporting have echoed the Israeli government’s talking points about the Israeli navy’s attack on half a dozen civilian ships bringing aid to Gaza, in defiance of an Israeli blockade.

But if you’ve been looking to the so-called “liberal” media for more balanced coverage of the events as they’ve unfolded in the international waters off the Gaza coast, you’ve probably gotten thef yip-yap of a pro-Israel poodle. Continue Reading  

AEI’s Rubin Calls for Unconditional Support for Israel …or Else

You really have to hand it to Michael Rubin. His post on “The Corner” in the National Review Online today regarding the Flotilla “Incident” leaves little doubt as to his core worldview. The post speaks for itself: Monday, May 31,… Continue Reading  

In NPT, US is sacrificing its own policy goals for an ally’s

Obama administration officials complained repeatedly that Israel was ‘singled out’ in the new Mid East NPT document, but it turns out that it was the U.S. itself that put Israel front and center. In addition to Israel, Pakistan and India… Continue Reading  

Hawks retread seven-year-old talking points

MJ Rosenberg at Media Matters has written a great piece on how the “Israel Lobby” is pushing progressive politicians and organizations down the road to war with Iran. He writes: It’s happening again. The same forces — with a few… Continue Reading  

Tomgram: Dilip Hiro, Obama’s Flip-Flop Leadership Style

The American Century Is So Over Obama’s Rudderless Foreign Policy Underscores America’s Waning Power By Dilip Hiro Reprinted with permission of TomDispatch.com Irrespective of their politics, flawed leaders share a common trait. They generally remain remarkably oblivious to the harm… Continue Reading