Cringeworthy Headlines from Israel's Battle Against Palestinian Islamic Jihad

(Honest Reporting) Gidon Ben-Zvi - During the fighting in Gaza, when Palestinian Islamic Jihad fired 1,100 rockets at Israeli civilians, several international media headlines displayed a bias against Israel exercising a fundamental right to defend itself. An ABC News story was titled: "Israel strikes what it calls terrorist targets." Yet the sites struck by Israel weren't alleged terrorist targets but were based on credible intelligence on PIJ members and infrastructure. The Washington Post headline: "Israel cheers its wins, Gaza mourns its dead as cease-fire holds" depicts Israel as a warlike country that enjoys inflicting harm. Someone just reading the headline would never know that Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system shot down 300 rockets launched by Palestinian Islamic Jihad, saving many thousands of lives.

2022-08-11 00:00:00

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