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"The LORD said unto Abram ... 'I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee ...
And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed
(Genesis 12:1-3)

"Thus saith the LORD God of Israel ... 'The LORD liveth ... which led the seed of the house of Israel out of the north country,
and from all countries whither I had driven them; and they shall dwell in their own land
(Jeremiah 23:2,8)

"Behold, He that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep" (Psalm 121:1-4)

Israeli-Hezbollah War in Lebanon
(Summer 2006)

Articles and Videos

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Demonizing Israel  (3 September 2006)


"The two principle 'human rights' organizations are in a race to the bottom to see which group can demonize Israel with the most absurd legal arguments and most blatant factual miss-statements. Until last week, Human Rights Watch enjoyed a prodigious lead..."


Setting the Conditions for Disaster  (01 September 2006)


"No country in the world lets outsiders dictate its policies on fundamental issues of national security. Israel must not be the first to do so..."


How Israel Won on the Battlefield and Lost in the Media  (30 August 2006)


"Contrary to what is now the accepted wisdom in the media, Hezbollah in its recent offensive against Israel neither 'badly bloodied the IDF', nor 'fought it to a standstill' in Southern Lebanon. In fact the opposite is the case..."


No More Ambulances For Terror  (30 August 2006)


"What kind of cold-bloodied thugs use ambulances as killing aids or propaganda tools?  Islamic terrorists, of course, have an unsurpassed history of using emergency vehicles as tools of their murderous trade. International charities and media dupes have gone along for the ride..."


What Are HRW Watching?  (27 August 2006)


"When it comes to Israel and its enemies, Human Rights Watch cooks the books about facts, cheats on interviews, and releases pre-determined conclusions that are driven more by their ideology than by evidence. These are serious accusations and they are demonstrably true..."


The Red Cross Ambulance Incident  (23 August 2006)


"On the night of July 23, 2006, an Israeli aircraft intentionally fired missiles at and struck two Lebanese Red Cross ambulances performing rescue operations, causing huge explosions that injured everyone inside the vehicles. Or so says the global media..."


Covering the Conflict in the North  (22 August 2006)


"While firing thousands of rockets into Israeli cities, Hezbollah was able to frequently manipulate the media into portraying the conflict as a 'disproportionate' Israeli attack against Lebanese civilians..."


'Fauxtography'. The Media Scandal Continues  (16 August 2006)


"In the aftermath of Reuters' admission that one of its photographers ... had manipulated two war images from Lebanon ... evidence of far more troubling photo staging and media deception in the Middle East continues to pour in..."


CNN International Snubs Israeli Citizens  (15 August 2006)


"A CNN International in-depth report from Israel and Lebanon unveiled the full extent of bias at work behind the global news network's coverage of the Israel - Hizbullah war..."


Don't Boycott the BBC  (14 August 2006)


"Switch on the BBC News and, other than the fact that it is in English, you might think that you had tuned in by mistake to al-Manar, Hizbullah's own TV station..."


Analysis: UN Resolution 1701  (13 August 2006)


"The following are points from various sources in Israel, including The Jerusalem Post, commentator Naomi Ragen, and the Israeli conservative periodical, Israel Insider..."


State of Denial  (13 August 2006)


"The politicians, journalists and intellectuals of Lebanon ... knew full well that Hezbollah had created an independent state in our country, a state including all the ministers and parallel institutions, duplicating those of Lebanon..."


A Day Living in the Galilee  (Received 12 August 2006)


"It is 6am. I have just woken up and think I'll turn over and have another hour. I have just settled myself comfortably when the unmistakable sound of the air-raid siren breaks the early morning quiet. I have 20 seconds to one minute to get to a safe place..."


Anti-Israel Hypocrites Need A History Lesson  (11 August 2006)


"It must surely be true that the level of lies and hypocrisy that a society can tolerate is in direct proportion to the degeneration of that culture..."


Photo Fraud in Lebanon  (10 August 2006)


A short video showing several examples of falsified media pictures of the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict.


Hizballah Crisis - Situation Update: Key Points  (06 August 2006)


"As the conflict with Hizballah enters its second month, [this is] a brief reminder of the key issues relating to the conflict..."


Hizbullah Hides Behind Human Shields  (05 August 2006)


"The media consider it perfectly natural for Islamist fanatics to cynically endanger their own people in the expectation Israel would show greater concern for Arab lives.  This is surely a new twist in the theater of the absurd and hypocrisy that is the Middle East..."


Those Poor, Innocent Lebanese  (04 August 2006)


"Let me get this straight. You allow one of the largest terrorist organizations in the world to set up shop throughout your country. You permit them to completely take over the entire southern third of your country and you claim to have seen nothing..."


News From Israel  (03 August 2006)


"The war is now in its fourth week. The heat and the rockets are beginning to dull our minds, and each day merges into the next. ... As I am writing, we can hear what could be artillery or falling rockets in the distance..."


The Media War Against Israel  (02 August 2006)


"The Jewish state is fighting not one enemy, but two: Hezbollah, and those who peddle its propaganda. Large sections of the international media are not only misreporting the current conflict in Lebanon. They are actively fanning the flames. The BBC world service has a strong claim to be the number one villain. It has come to sound like a virtual propaganda tool for Hezbollah..."


Israeli Prime Minister's Speech to the Knesset  (31 July 2006)


"How many of you are familiar with the full text of PM Olmert's speech to the Knesset on 7/31/2006, ... Very few people, outside of Israel, I would wager. What we got were a few sound bites essentially showing Olmert's defiance but not one word of his reasoning. This is a further example of the asymmetrical reporting to which we are being subjected..."


UK Media Responds to Qana  (31 July 2006)


"Hezbollah has been deliberately hiding behind and operating from within civilian areas in the knowledge that Israel does not deliberately target civilians. Thus, when a terrible accident such as Qana occurs, Hezbollah is presented with a propaganda coup, as is currently the case..."


A Clarion Call to Prayer  (30 July 2006)


"A significant tide has turned in the Israel-Lebanon conflict with the Israeli bombing of the Lebanese town of Qana Sunday.  It was a Hezbollah stronghold and the Israelis had dropped leaflets telling civilians to flee but most did not..."


The Vocabulary of Untruth  (28 July 2006)


"Words take on new meanings as Israel struggles to survive..."


Hezbollah Was Using UN Post as 'Shield'  (27 July 2006)


"The words of a Canadian UN observer written just days before he was killed in an Israeli bombing of a UN post in Lebanon are evidence Hezbollah was using the post as 'shield' to fire rockets into Israel, says a former UN commander in Bosnia..."


The Impossible Peace  (25 July 2006)


"The New York Times' editorial page published last Saturday a collection of short editorials on Israel's campaign to neutralize Hezbollah. With the exception of Richard Perle's, most of the opinions represent the tired received wisdom that ignores the true cause of the conflict..."


CNN's Anderson Cooper Exposes Hezbollah's Media Manipulations  (25 July 2006)


"On Monday's 'Anderson Cooper 360', CNN's Anderson Cooper related his visit to a Hezbollah-controlled section of Beirut where he was supposed to photograph certain damaged buildings, part of the terrorist group's strategy of generating news stories about Lebanese civilian casualties caused by Israeli bombs..."


The BBC, Marred by Hezbollah  (24 July 2006)


"If you watched yesterday's Andrew Marr programme on BBC1, you would have seen a British TV landmark. To judge from its contents, the programme was the first to to have been edited by the leader of Hezbollah, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah..."


Proportionality in the War in Lebanon  (23 July 2006)


"Israel's case before the world in its military conflict against Hezbollah is a s strong as the nation has ever had. Not occupying territory from whence the aggression came, ... being the victim of an unprovoked attack ... Israel is seen even by the usual knee-jerk critics of the Jewish state as having the right of self-defense. The problem for Israel lies ... in the mow oft-repeated accusation that Israel is engaged in a 'disproportionate' response..."


Jenin Massacre Syndrome  (23 July 2006)


"Just like the spring of 2002, the international press prefers hype to facts.  After a lot of hesitancy and a short-lived attempt to take balanced positions, the worldwide left-wing has returned in full force to the 'Jenin massacre syndrome'..."


US and UK Set Israel Up for Media Attack and NATO-Type Intervention  (22 July 2006)


"We have been misinformed, to put it gently..."


The Predictable Condemners  (22 July 2006)


"The Hizbullah and Hamas provocations against Israel once again demonstrate how terrorists exploit human rights and the media in their attacks on democracies..."


News From Israel  (21 July 2006)


"As I start this letter, it is to the familiar sound of rockets falling around us, and /or artillery fire.  We have spent days cooped up in a down stairs room, not too safe, but safer than where I am sitting now at my computer in an upstairs room directly facing incoming Katyusha rockets, At least six have fallen in the last few moments..."


Let Israel Take Off the Gloves  (20 July 2006)


"A lot has been written in recent years about stateless terrorism.  The events of the last few weeks show, to the contrary, that some of the world's most malignant terrorist groups continue to rely on state support..."


Arithmetic of Pain  (20 July 2006)


"'Disproportionate' response? The misuse of civilians as shields and swords requires a reassessment of the rules of war..."


Israel Under Fire  (16 July 2006)


"A look at some of the myths and facts following Hezbollah's attack on Israel..."


Hizballah Attack in Northern Israel and Israel's Response  (13 July 2006)

"Yesterday morning, July 12th, in an unprovoked surprise attack, Hizballah began firing dozens of missiles and mortars across the border towards northern towns in Israel..."


Road Maps and Peace Processes: Delusional Obsessions  (12 July 2006)

"When will Israel (and other nations) learn that Islam and the world of terror cannot be appeased?  Negotiating with the world's most barbarous group of terrorists is such an exercise in futility one has to wonder if the world's state departments are having tea with the mad hatter in Alice's Wonderland..."




Series: Israel at War


Part 7: What is Wrong With the Media?  (08 August 2006)


"Two days ago HR brought to my attention the scandal of the Reuters photographer who doctored (at least) one of his photos in order to attack Israel. Here is the photograph..."  [EMcD: A caveat we would make with regard to this article is that, while it is sadly true that the Catholic 'Church' and other so-called 'Christians' have and do persecute God's people, true Christians throughout history have always sought only to bless and support the Jewish people and their nation of Israel.]


Part 6b: Who is Killing Lebanese Civilians? (Part Two)  (01 August 2006)


"We are hearing - everywhere - condemnation of Israel for the deaths of Lebanese civilians in the current conflict. For example, the British daily the Independent..."


Part 6a: Who is Killing Lebanese Civilians? (Part One)  (26 July 2006)


"This is a logical, not a scientific question, and it is meant to address the issue of moral responsibility, not material authorship. ... Let us begin with three things that we can stipulate as true..."


Part 5: The Arab Reaction and What it Means  (25 July 2006)


"In Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes solves a mystery by noticing that a dog that should have barked, had not. ... If we are to place the present Israeli-Hezbollah conflict in its proper context, I think, we need to look at the dog that ain't barking..."


Part 4b: Understanding the US Position (Part Two)  (01 August 2006)


"Three days ago, 29 July, the Los Angeles Times published an article on the US reaction to the Israel-Lebanon war that bears a close analysis. It opens with the following lines:..."


Part 4a: Understanding the US Position (Part One)  (24 July 2006)


"Why does the US propose a NATO intervention?..."


Part 3: What Caused This War?  (23 July 2006)


"There is something curious about the current conflict on Israel's northern border with Lebanon: it began in Gaza, on Israel's southern border..."


Part 2: What is Hezbollah?  (22 July 2006)


"Is this a 'militia' or a terrorist army of extermination?..."


Part 1: Who Attacked Israel?  (21 July 2006)


"When a gangster wants somebody dead he rarely pulls the trigger himself..."




"Thus saith the LORD,
which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night,
which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; the LORD of hosts is His name:
'If those ordinances depart from before me,' saith the LORD,
'then the seed of Israel shall also cease from being a nation before me forever'"
(Jeremiah 31:35-36)

"For the LORD will not cast off His people, neither will He forsake His inheritance"
(Psalm 94:14)

"They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion which cannot be removed, but abideth forever.
As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about His people from henceforth even forever"

(Psalm 125:1-2)




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Elizabeth McDonald