Hubba-Hubba …

The Israeli Consulate in New York has come up with an ingenious idea to promote tourism to Israel in the United States: officials there have managed to twist the arms of the most popular US men’s magazine, Maxim, to write a feature about stunning Israeli models. Back when I was under the spell of Roman […]

My Vote …

I see that Anthony Shadid is likely up for a Pulitizer for his coverage of Israel’s summer war on Lebanon. I hope he wins. It was fascinating to compare the NYTimes and WaPost coverage this summer. The editorial pages of both papers were steadily pushing the worst kind of pro-Israel propaganda (in fact, I would […]

Getting Ready for War …?

“A senior Israeli defence official said negotiations were now underway between the two countries for the US-led coalition in Iraq to provide an “air corridor” in the event of the Israeli government deciding on unilateral military action to prevent Teheran developing nuclear weapons.” As I have said before, I believe the pro-war faction in the […]

Michael Gordon Must Be Stopped …

This is getting ridiculous. Not only does he help the Pentagon prepare the American public for future wars, he helps the DOD explain ones that happened while we were sleeping. If you think the US was fighting Al Qaeda in Somalia, come have a piece of my yellow cake and make me an offer for […]

Just to Be Clear …

The U.S. military would like us to believe that Iran is supplying weaponry to Iraqi insurgents who cannot open their mouths without denouncing their co-nationals as “Persian spies.”I noticed the WaPost gave a rather critical review of the “presentation” in Baghdad the other day, while the NYTimes of Judy Miller and Michael Gordon fame were […]