‘He Hurt Me, I Told Him No’: The Latest Accusations Against DSK

Posted by John Rosenthal

Just two days before last Sunday’s presidential elections, news broke that French judicial authorities are contemplating bringing rape charges against former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn in connection with the so-called Carlton Affair. Strauss-Kahn has hitherto “merely” been under investigation for aiding and abetting the organization of a prostitution ring in connection with the affair, which [...]

See No Al-Qaeda: The New York Times and Libya

Posted by John Rosenthal

A recent New York Times article provides proof that one can wave the al-Qaeda flag in the noses of Western journalists in broad daylight in Libya, and they will either not recognize it, or if they do, not deign to inform their readers… See my new post at The Corner on NRO here.

The EU Increases Its Influence at the UN — And the NYTimes Bemoans the EU’s “Waning Influence”

Posted by John Rosenthal

On Tuesday, both Germany and Portugal secured seats on the UN Security Council, thus increasing the EU’s representation on the Council. Reason enough for the NYTimes to publish an article bemoaning the EU’s “waning influence.” For the details on just how massively over-represented the EU will now be in the Security Council, see my new [...]

German Court Lets Admitted Nazi Murderer, Heinrich Boere, Go Free

Posted by John Rosenthal

“Ex-Nazi Guilty in Wartime Murders,” the New York Times headline ran. “Heinrich Boere, Ex-Nazi SS Member, Convicted For WWII Murders” ran the headline of the AP article on the Huffington Post. The Times of London even chose to run with “SS killer Heinrich Boere finally jailed at 88.” But the headlines could just as well [...]

After Siemens: German Firms Remain Heavily Involved in Iran

Posted by John Rosenthal

“In Response to Iran’s Nuclear Program, German Firms Are Slowly Pulling Out” reads the headline in the February 2 edition of the New York Times. Out of Iran, one supposes. The basis for this vast generalization is the decision of a single German firm, the engineering giant Siemens, to forgo any new contracts with Iranian [...]