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Bias: Right Bias, Pro-Israel
Notes: Founded by Giora Shamis and Diane Shalem, DEBKAfile is an Israeli military intelligence website based in Jerusalem. They are primarily focused on the Middle East and they provide commentary and analyses on terrorism, intelligence, military and international relations. In their own words: “DEBKAFile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 […], DEBKAfile is an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service.”
In review, DEBKAfile does not provide sources for their claims, instead using “Our sources” in their commentaries. There is very little use of loaded language, however other sources have reported that DEBKAfile holds a neoconservative and pro-Israel position. While the claims made on DEBKAfile may very well be true, without knowing the sources of their information we cannot verify them. Therefore, we rate DEBKAfile Questionable based on lack of sourcing. (M. Huitsing 11/21/2017)
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