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    Mideast Media Sampler Tag

    1) Taking the lede in blaming Israel A number of bloggers have commented on the anti-Israel remarks made by Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan last week. Fortunatly, Secretary of State, John Kerry and others rebuked Turkey. Here's how the New York Times' anti-Israel blogger Robert Mackey provided context for the remarks: The Turkish prime minister has expressed his anger with...

    1) Water, water everywhere At the Times of Israel, editor David Horovitz writes about how Israel's dealt with its water crisis. (h/t Yaacov Lozowick) “How did we beat the water shortage? Because we said we would. We decided we would,” says Kushnir, a big man with a warm...

    1) It's been more than 20 years  Jonathan Tobin writes in The Day the War on America Began: Exactly 20 years ago on this date, a terrorist attack at the World Trade Center took the lives of six people and injured more than a thousand others. The...

    1) Why are they staying away?  Yesterday the New York Times reported Syrian Opposition’s Complaints Shadow Kerry’s First Official Trip: Mr. Kerry and foreign ministers from Europe and the Middle East are scheduled to meet in Rome on Thursday with opponents of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria,...

    Intifada: then and now In response to a recent news program in Israel, Col. Jonathan D. Halevi wrote The Palestinian Authority’s Responsibility for the Outbreak of the Second Intifada: Its Own Damning Testimony for the Jerusalem Center of Public Affairs. Even now, as Halevi writes: More than...

    WAJ Note -- As mentioned yesterday, David produces an almost daily Mideast Media Sampler newsletter, which we will be running at LI.  It is a great way to keep up with media reports about the Middle East. --------- 1) One last Hagel post In the Hagel Pinata, Marc Ambinder...

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