No way would Gideon Levy's stuff ever be published in the mainstream American media. Don't ask me to explain why, in Israel of all places, his articles pass muster. Not all, perhaps not most, of the Haaretz staff, would allow it to happen, if they had their druthers. Their editorial opinion differs little, in my opinion,, from the folks running the NYT.
from the article: America, stop sucking up to Israel