By Matti Friedman A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters. "The lasting importance of this summerís war, I believe, doesnít lie in the war itself. It lies instead in the way the war has been described and responded to abroad, and the way this has laid bare the resurgence of an old, twisted pattern of thought and its migration from the margins to the mainstream of Western discourseónamely, a hostile obsession with Jews." Read on.
Dr. Richard Benkin's book, A Quiet Case of Ethnic Cleansing: the Murder of Bangladesh's Hindus, which documents the atrocity and the Bangladeshi government's complicity, is in its second printing and available on his web site and on Amazon.