Spin and smear

The Fawlty Tower hotel saga

OK, summer is over and focus back on Israel, this time for having had the audacity to expropriate a hotel which was situated exactly in the middle of security  trail between Jerusalem and the West Bank. The hotel was expropriated…

VG: reports on upcoming meeting between Israel, PA; reports on alleged house demolition in West Bank but forgets to mention Palestinian football goalie shooting spree with mates from Red Crescent

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators to meet this week Palestinian and Israeli negotiators will meet over the next few days and hold the first official meeting in over two months, according to a Palestinian official. - There are currently ongoing preparations with the Israelis to hold a meeting between Saeb Erakat and Yitzhak Molcho over…

A political science researcher first says it is OK to threaten to kill Jews but not to burn down the Synagogue, then retracts, claiming that he merely referred to a supreme court decision

Its quite appropriate to incite terror (NTB excerpts from article in Vaart Land). The Norwegian political science researcher Kristian Skagen Ekeli thinks it’s outright reasonable that extreme expressions and incitement to terror take place in a democracy. Kristian Skagen Ekeli is…