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Newt Gingrich Palestinians

Myth Debunked: Palestinian Textbooks Don't Teach Hatred

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 04.12.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Fact-checking sites, pundits and politicians failed to deal with the issue. And despite the AP story, no major American journalist, columnist, debater or think tank has demanded that Gingrich apologize for this brazen lie.

Gingrich Sets Aside Common Sense When It Comes to Palestine

Ahmad Tibi | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Ahmad Tibi

We Palestinians are no Johnny-come-lately. Our ties to this land go back centuries, as most historians will tell you. The fanciful history of Professor Gingrich, however, seems more to do with securing the Republican nomination than with speaking the truth.

Gingrich Centers Campaign on Fundamentalist Myth

Michael Hughes | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Michael Hughes

Based on America's damaged global standing due to financial mismanagement, unrivaled inequality and destabilizing military excursions, now is not the time for arrogance and hubris from a U.S. president.

Are the Palestinians an Invented People?

Victor Kattan | Posted 02.15.2012 | World
Victor Kattan

Whilst some commentators have criticized Newt Gingrich's comments as being unhelpful to the peace process, few have challenged the inaccuracy of his statement. And yet Gingrich's comments display a surprising level of ignorance.

The Inventive Historian

Richard Klass | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Richard Klass

If Newt Gingrich had dug into the historical archives as deeply, say, as Wikipedia, he would have discovered that the word "Palestine" or linguistic variants thereof have existed since ancient times.

Gingrich Contradicts Israeli Government Position

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 02.13.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

While Newt Gingrich's comments to a Jewish media outlet that Palestinians are an invented people was pretty bad, what was worse is what happened (or didn't happen) afterwards.

Sam Stein

When Gingrich Embraced Arafat.. Literally | Sam Stein | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich's questioning of the "authenticity" of the Palestinian people and even whether they should be classified as a group has sp...

A Potted History From our Presidential Ph.D.

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 02.11.2012 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

In footage aired on December 9, Newt Gingrich told the Jewish Channel that the Palestinians were an "invented people." Gingrich, advertently or otherwise, lent himself to the negationist propaganda we sometimes hear in Israel.

Jon Ward

Newt Stands His Ground On 'Invented People' Remarks | Jon Ward | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

At Saturday night's Republican presidential debate, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich went back and forth over Gingrich's comment that the Palestinians ar...

Gingrich Stands By Controversial Comment About Palestinians

Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

By DANIEL ESTRIN and THOMAS BEAUMONT, ASSOCIATED PRESS DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said he supports a peac...