Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder used the occasion of his four day visit in Tehran last week to criticize Iranian Holocaust denial. “The Holocaust is a historical fact,” Schröder is reported to have said, “and it makes no sense to deny this unparalleled crime.” This was perhaps intended as friendly advice, since Schröder evidently does [...]
So it would seem from some recent remarks made by Helene Rang of Germany’s Near and Middle East Association. See my new article on NewMajority.com here.
So they say. But a look at the film’s financing suggests otherwise. See Part 2 of my two-part series on the Oscar-nominated “documation” on Pajamas Media here.
The “animated documentary” Waltz for Bashir is up for an Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards. The film is based on a series of interviews with Israelis who are supposed to have been present in one capacity or another during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982. It purports to examine Israeli responsability for the [...]
What are the chances of Israel achieving a durable peace with a Hamas-led Gaza? Some remarks made by the vice-director of Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV to Italian reporter Lorenzo Cremonesi provide an idea. See my new post on NewMajority.com here.
There has been much talk recently of sending Guantánamo detainees to Europe. That the idea could even be seriously considered in America provides a measure of how woefully misinformed or under-informed the American public has been about the nature and methods of international Jihadist activism. See my new article on NewMajority.com here.
Last week, numerous news outlets, following the lead of the AFP, reported that EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Louis Michel had placed the blame for the violence in Gaza squarely on Hamas. Did he? Well, no. In fact, Louis Michel repeated the exact same charges against Israel that he had made two weeks earlier: accusing Israel [...]
- February 4th, 2009
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