US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman opened The Media Line’s (TML) Press and Policy Conference by addressing the coverage of the Gaza conflict.
“The conflict in Gaza has dominated the headlines in the last 3-4 weeks. Lots and lots criticism of Israel. Some of it even legitimate… I think even the state of Israel itself haven’t completed its own internal inquiries as to what happened,” Friedman said. “Maybe there are some things they could have done better. I’m sure there’s always things you can do better.”
“With all the criticism Israel has gotten, nobody has identified the less lethal means by which Israel could have defended itself over the last 4 weeks… If what happened isn’t right – what is right? It seems to me that in this journalistic environment 9 out of 10 articles that are written about the Gaza conflict are critical of Israel.”
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