Selective fact checking from the New York Times

Where is the fact-checking at the New York Times when it comes to obloquy directed at Israel?From an Egyptian writer who accused Israel of committing a massacre and  who calls it a right of a people in an occupied territory to resist military occupation (where is the military occupation?):The canard is here:We expected him to address the reports that the Israeli military illegally used white phosphorus against the people of Gaza.Cleverly phrased in a way to make it seem as if Israel was guilty of a war crime, this issue was mooted weeks ago. Even the International Red Cross -- no ally of Israel -- agreed the use of white phosphorus, was proper in the context with which it was used:  The International Red Cross said Tuesday that Israel has fired white phosphorus shells in its offensive in the Gaza Strip, but has no evidence to suggest it is being used improperly or illegally.The International Committee of the Red Cross urged Israel to exercise "extreme caution" in...(Read Full Post)

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