Dishonesty Watch, Cont'd
Noah Pollak points out another flaw in Human Rights Watch's rebuttal to Robert Bernstein's scathing op-ed:
Human Rights Watch is apparently incapable of dealing with criticism on its own terms. Bernstein did not argue that HRW had no access to the battlefield after the war was over, as HRW claims he said. What Bernstein in fact said was that HRW was not present on the battlefield during the war, therefore limiting its ability to know what happened and to make war-crimes judgments.