Posts by David Gerstman  (Page 3)
 

Vox Distorts History In 10-Minute Video About Arab-Israeli Conflict

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Posted by    Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 3:34pm 1/21/2016 at 3:34pm
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Vox.com, which purports to “explain” things, has turned its attention to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The results are not pretty. Truth takes a backseat to revisionism and a combination of ignorance and propaganda forces out knowledge.

Here’s the video, but be sure to read the explanation below as to how it misleads:

In general the content...

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Obama’s Passivity in Face of Aggression Puts Iran in Driver’s Seat

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Posted by    Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 1:00pm 1/14/2016 at 1:00pm

With the news that Iran has seized two American boats and detained 10 American sailors in the Persian Gulf just ahead of the State of the Union earlier this week, I’d like to go back to something that President Barack Obama said a little more than a year ago. Even though the...

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How The Washington Post contributed to mythology of Obama greatness

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Posted by    Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 2:30pm 1/7/2016 at 2:30pm

At a time when tensions in the Middle East are rising, it is perhaps a time to once again review President Barack Obama’s qualifications for office. To be sure his qualifications were fabricated, or at least oversold.

This wasn’t just the doing of the Obama campaign. Campaigns are supposed to do present their candidates...

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Obama Tough On Israel, Pushover For Iran

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Posted by    Monday, January 4, 2016 at 8:30am 1/4/2016 at 8:30am

Two ongoing news stories that broke this past week show the Obama administration’s contrasting styles towards America’s top Middle East ally and a rogue nation that continues to flout international law. Obama and his top officials have no problem playing hardball with Israel, but become like Rex the dinosaur in Toy...

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When will NY Times Break the Silence about its implicit anti-Israel bias?

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 12:30pm 12/26/2015 at 12:30pm
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Anti-Israel bias in The New York Times isn’t news. But an article this week once again highlights how the Times promotes those who criticize or demonize Israel pretty uncritically, Israeli Veterans’ Criticism of West Bank Occupation Incites Furor.

The report in question w...

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Republicans Slam Administration For Caving To Iran On Visa Waiver Program

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 10:30am 12/26/2015 at 10:30am

The hits keep on coming.

Republicans continue slamming Obama and his administration over their capitulation to Iran on the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). As part of the spending bill Congress passed a law tightening restrictions on the VWP, which would mean that business people who traveled...

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Obama Admin seems more interested in not offending Iran, than stopping a nuke

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 8:30am 12/24/2015 at 8:30am

As someone who has opposed the nuclear deal with Iran from the start, the past week has been a nightmare.

Following an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report that found Iran had been cheating on its nuclear program and had progressed further towards a bomb than previous thought,...

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Iran’s Bad Week In Syria

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Posted by    Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 6:30pm 12/20/2015 at 6:30pm

Iran and its allies have taken a beating in Syria according to recent reports.

Perhaps the most spectacular was the airstrike overnight that killed the notorious child killer, Samir Kuntar and eight other terrorists in a Damascus suburb. Prof. Jacobson rightly called Kuntar “among the most notorious and vicious terrorists,” for shooting...

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The Administration’s Reckless Nuclear Surrender To Iran

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Posted by    Friday, December 11, 2015 at 10:00am 12/11/2015 at 10:00am

If you ask me what the most important article in The New York Times of the past week, it would not be the front page editorial advocating stricter gun control. That editorial was important in terms of the mindset of the Times, but had little real new value.

The most significant new...

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Has the Media Finally Slipped Into Irrelevance?

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:15pm 12/8/2015 at 6:15pm

In the early days of blogging there was a blog called Oh, that liberal media, which regularly exposed instances of liberal media bias. In fact in the early days of blogging that was one of the top achievements of the blogosphere, to point out the easy political bias most supposedly objective...

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Iran Nuclear Deal reflects Obama’s Diplomatic Malpractice

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 10:00am 12/2/2015 at 10:00am

Armin Rosen of Business Insider had a bombshell report on Monday about the Obama administration’s diplomatic malpractice with Iran in the context of the nuclear deal announced earlier this summer.

Citing a recently obtained State Department document, Rosen reported that the administration has no intention of ensuring that Iran provide the International...

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IAEA Chief: Iran Still Stonewalling About Its Past Nuclear Work

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Posted by    Monday, November 30, 2015 at 11:34am 11/30/2015 at 11:34am

Last week saw a very important piece of news about the nuclear deal with Iran. And it was covered by neither The New York Times nor The Washington Post.

International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Yukiya Amano said that Iran, instead of coming clean about its past nuclear work, has continued to stonewall. Amano, too...

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Pompeo, Cotton Poke More Holes in Iran Nuke Deal

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Posted by    Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/27/2015 at 12:00pm

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R – Kan.) and Sen. Tom Cotton (R – Ark.) have a lot in common. Both are army veterans and both are graduates of Harvard Law School. And both have been doing a great job of exposing aspects of the nuclear deal with Iran that the administration would...

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Democrats seek to undo political damage of the Iran Deal

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Posted by    Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 10:00am 11/12/2015 at 10:00am

In a look at the history of the tensions between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, The New York Times several days ago started with an interesting anecdote.

For President Obama, it was a day of celebration. He had just signed the most important domestic measure of...

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Is Peace Really Up To Israel?

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 10:00am 11/4/2015 at 10:00am

Former President Bill Clinton’s said last week in Israel in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin, that peace is up to Israel.

As the Associated Press reported:

“He refused to give up his dream of peace in the face of violence,” Clinton, who formed a close bond with Rabin...

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Samantha Power sides with the oppressor

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Posted by    Monday, September 7, 2015 at 7:30pm 9/7/2015 at 7:30pm

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power recently wrote a piece for Politico arguing the Congress not reject the nuclear deal with Iran.

In short she argued that rejecting the deal would leave the United States, not Iran isolated and the ability of the United States would be greatly...

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Ben Cardin Opposes Iran Nuke Deal – Too Late to Matter

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Posted by    Friday, September 4, 2015 at 4:30pm 9/4/2015 at 4:30pm

Sen. Ben Cardin (D – Md.) today announced his opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran (AKA Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA) in an op-ed published in The Washing...

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