Israel

David Sanger Finds Wisdom in Conspiracy-Monger's Book on Muslim World

Professor Juan Cole calls Israel "racist" and "fascist" on his blog. He now has a book out, and the Times' David Sanger thinks Bush should have "mulled over such material."

Hezbollah: Still Not Terrorist, Just a "Military...and Social Organization"

I feel safer already: Hezbollah's not a terrorist group, just "a military, political and social organization in Lebanon with strong ties to Iran, a bloc in Lebanon's Parliament and ministers in ...

Roger Cohen Praises Iran's Resiliency, Accuses Israel of Lying About Threat

Columnist Roger Cohen (pictured) continues his defense of Iran, accusing the Israelis of "crying wolf" over Iran's nuclear threat.

Columnist Roger Cohen Defends Anti-Israel Chas Freeman

Last week Cohen said he was ashamed by Israel's actions and called for the recognition of Hamas. This week, he defends the vituperatively pro-Saudi, anti-Israel Chas Freeman, who has suggested ...

At Last: Times Covers Chas Freeman, Obama's Anti-Israel Intelligence Pick

After missing the story for days, the Times finally delivers the facts after Chas Freeman withdraws with an angry denunication of "the Israel lobby."

Columnist Roger Cohen Ashamed of Israel's Actions, Wants Recognition of Hamas

Columnist Roger Cohen says calling Hamas and Hezbollah terrorists is a "narrow" and simplistic view and says of the recent Gaza "travesty": "I have never previously felt so shamed by Israel's ...

Roger Cohen Says Calling Hamas, Hezbollah Terrorist Is "Simplistic"

The Times' international columnist also makes fun of the name of a conservative blog that criticized a naive Cohen column about how good life is for Jews in Iran.

Israeli Election Coverage Strewn With Unflattering "Far Right" Labels

Two weeks ago Executive Editor Bill Keller said such labeling in Israel coverage could be a sign of biased journalism.

Times Again Reveals Its Political Stripes in Israel Coverage

NYT Executive Editor Bill Keller warned last week that the use of terms like "right-wing" when reporting on Israel could indicate a slanted report. So why does the phrase keep cropping up on its ...

NYT Top Editor Bill Keller: "Hamas Is Also a Charitable Organization..."

Plus, Keller unwittingly criticizes his paper's liberal slant: "To describe a politician as 'liberal' or 'conservative' (while almost always inexact) is generally neutral. To describe the same ...
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