Archive: Feb 2013

This week on the Tribal Update, the satirical webcast produced weekly by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical media criticism website I run, we bring you a behind the scenes look at how Obama and his advisers arrived at their decision to have the President visit Israel next month. We also bring you an interview with EU representative Johann Phlegmat who discusses the EU's dilemma in adding Hezbollah to its list of terrorist groups. We also have an in-depth report on the unfounded allegations th…
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Earlier this month NGO Monitor released its report on foreign government funding of radical political Israeli NGOs which work to undermine Israel's international standing and subvert Israeli society. Along with the usual European suspects who give millions of shekels (or Euros or pounds) to Israeli groups like this, it works out that the US government is also funding extremely radical organizations, courtesy of American taxpayers. Notably, the three groups that reported receiving funding f…
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In the latest episode of  the Tribal Update, the weekly satirical news broadcast produced by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical website I run, we present an inside look at Iran's sophisticated aerospace industry in an interview with Captain Kirkian, the Captain of Iran's Starship Gondiprise. We also bring you an interview with the Israeli director of the Oscar-nominee for best documentary for his hit film Five Broken Gatekeepers. He is joined by his patron, the Palestinian Minister of Uncon…
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Former Senator Chuck Hagel, Barack Obama's nominee for US Defense Secretary will likely get confirmed by the Senate today when his appointment comes up for a vote. Hagel supports US engagement with Hamas. He also allegedly receivedmoney from a Hamas-associated organization. In all the verbiage we are exposed to everyday, sometimes it is hard to understand the significance of positions like this. On its face, when taken in isolation from reality, calling for the US to engage Hamas seems lik…
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Gee, Obama's visit here is sure to be fun. Can't wait to see him here in Al Quds.  
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This week on The Tribal Update, the weekly satirical newscast brought to you by Latma (latma.co.il) the Hebrew-language satirical website I founded and run, we bring you a post-election roundup including an exclusive interview with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu discussing his travails in forming a coalition. We also give you a fly-on-the-wall account of the morning after Yair Lapid's big night. Enjoy! Latma is funded by donations to the David Horowitz Freedom Center's Israel Secu…
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