Analysis A Third Palestinian Intifada Is More Evident in Headlines Than in Reality

It's hard to ignore the feeling that the media coverage of riots in the West Bank is designed to undermine a claim that serves as the foundation of Netanyahu's campaign: that Israelis enjoy a greater degree of security than during the eras of past governments.

Photographs of Tuesday's incident in the northern West Bank village of Tamoun, where Israel Defense Forces soldiers clashed with dozens of Palestinian demonstrators following the arrest of a suspect by undercover forces, were prominently displayed in the media the following day. Tuesday's events provided two new twists, in terms of the intensity of the resistance displayed by villagers, and the media coverage....