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January 3, 2009

Gaza With The Sound Off


Clearly, the media-scape represents a vital, if not decisive front in contemporary warfare.

To the extent this image of a Palestinian looking out the window in Gaza’s Rafah refugee camp evokes a television screen, the intimation is that Israel has perceptually lost this war as a result of its intensive bombing campaign.

From today’s NYT slideshow: Israeli Troops Move Into Gaza

(image: Eyad Baba/Associated Press. January 3, 2008)

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