NYT expert Tom Friedman “still writes as if he was uniquely positioned to speak truth to both sides and the world is hanging on his every word”

JNS
When experts ignore the truth about the Palestinians
by Jonathan S. Tobin
September 20, 2018

…Friedman thinks that Trump should listen to him and get to work “twisting everyone’s arms” or else stick to “building condos and golf courses.” If peace on those terms were possible, Trump would probably do just that. But he isn’t willing to make the same mistakes as the last four presidents, who thought that Friedman knew what he was talking about. Which just goes to show that even though Friedman knows a lot more about the subject than Trump, the president’s instinctual distrust of experts like the famed columnist is actually pretty smart. READ MORE

CBN NEWS Arafat Hoped Israelis Would ‘Flee Like Rats’ after Oslo Abd Al-Bari Atwan, editor of Rai Al-Yawm, an online Arabic-language website, said then PLO leader Yasser Arafat hoped the agreement would send Israeli Jews fleeing “like rats abandoning a sinking ship,” MEMRI reported. According to Atwan, Arafat didn’t believe in the accord he signed on the White House lawn in 1993, instead hoping it would pave the way “to bring the PLO and the resistance back to Palestine.”

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