Benjamin Netanyahu: The Joe Isuzu of the Middle East Media Wars
Hadar, Leon T., Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
Like General Norman Schwarzkopf or CNN's Peter Arnett, he became one of the Gulf war's instant superstars. Many American television viewers will probably have no problem recognizing his boyish smile and accented English, although they might confuse him with either a character on a commercial or a member of a soap-opera cast. The Washington Times suggested that if any Emmy Award had been given for the Gulf war's best television performance, Benjamin Netanyahu, in all certainty, would have received it.
Indeed, the deputy Israeli foreign minister, known as "Bibi" to such buddies as Bill Safire of The New York Times, became during the war, for all intents and purposes, the Cable News …
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Publication information: Article title: Benjamin Netanyahu: The Joe Isuzu of the Middle East Media Wars. Contributors: Hadar, Leon T. - Author. Magazine title: Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Volume: 10. Issue: 2 Publication date: July 1991. Page number: 32. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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