The Real Meaning of the Murders in Israel
“…Israeli officials perhaps thought that the photographs of the Fogel family covered in blood might provoke a rethinking of Western policies toward Israel, the Palestinians, and the “Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” and maybe lead to a change in these policies.
Not a bit.
Mainstream European and American politicians and journalists, with rare exceptions, dove for empty diplomatic platitudes, and did not stray from the bias and distortions that have formed the basis of their reasoning for decades. Not only did they hide the grisly photographs, but also the shocking elements of the story that might have helped to form a more complete idea of the crime…”