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Tag: Israel Pr
June 15, 2010 | 5:30 pm
May 31, 2010 | 2:34 pm
It’s indicative of Israel’s PR acumen—or lack thereof—that when a crisis strikes, the reflex of the leadership is to head for the bunker. The Flotilla fiasco will go down as one of Israel’s biggest PR disasters. This was no Israeli commando raid in response to years of...