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Israel made a terrible tactical blunder in targeting the AP — one it’s made many times before

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2024
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If Israel’s government were secretly on a mission to cause the Jewish state as much reputational damage as possible, that might explain its move on Tuesday to confiscate video equipment used by the Associated Press to transmit from near Gaza.

The self-defeating circus featured an obvious lie, an evident truth and a ridiculous action.

The truth is that, as those making the confiscation argued, AP — where I used to serve as the chief editor for Europe, Africa and the Middle East — was indeed supplying video to Al Jazeera, as it...

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https://forward.com/opinion/615535/israel-associated-press-equipment-confiscation-al-jazeera/

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