Israeli government public relations encountered a significant challenge today when the IDF killed dozens of children in the same location that they killed more than a hundred civilians a decade ago. The fact that both attacks occurred in Qana, Lebanon is the sort of thing that might make even a newspaper correspondent look into Israel’s prior history […]
Archive | July, 2006
The Washington Post today details how the Bush administration is desperately scrambling to get Congress to pass a law to retroactively legalize torture. OK, this is not exactly what the Post said — they would not be so ill-mannered towards the government. But the Supreme Court’s decision last month declaring that the Bush order on […]
From the BBC today: Israeli Justice Minister Haim Ramon “said that in order to prevent casualties among Israeli soldiers battling Hezbollah militants in southern Lebanon, villages should be flattened by the Israeli air force before ground troops moved in. He added that Israel had given the civilians of southern Lebanon ample time to quit the […]
Tel Aviv university professor Ze’ev Maoz has an excellent column today in Haaretz on the morality of Israel’s attacks in Lebanon. I have reposted it below. I was in New York last weekend and came across several rallies on both sides of the conflict. I attended the “Jewish Unity Event in Support of Israel” service at […]
The Boston Globe ran my piece today on how the Bush administration almost always strikes out when it accuses people of being terrorists. Here’s the text: The ‘terrorist’ batting average By James Bovard | July 21, 2006 Boston Globe AFTER THE US Supreme Court’s recent decision limiting military tribunals, Congress is scrambling to pass a […]
My interview this morning with Charles Goyette is now online here.
I will be on the Charles Goyette show at 10 AM Eastern time Thursday (7/20). Charles is now on KFNX, 1100 AM – available via the dial all over AZ and surrounding turf, and via the Internet all over the world (except West Virginia). Listen live online here. We will be discussing the history of Israeli action in Lebanon, […]