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Submitted by myth (Germany), Nov 27, 2012 at 09:22

The Israeli government needs to send two messages. One to the Israeli population, one to the wider Western audience. The Israeli electorate demands an image in which their government responsibly reduces the Hamas attacks to ineffectiveness. The western audience demands proof, that Hamas is indeed an effective threat to Israel regardless. That contradiction of messages is the media challenge.

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