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Last night’s terror attack in Bulgaria was an eerie reminder of what it – also –  means to be Israeli…

Netanyahu and Israeli analysts and media quickly concluded that Iran operating via proxies were behind the attack. European media on an overall scale seemed to be repeating that, while making sure it was framed as a ‘claim’. Most of the headlines were a variation over the “Israel vs. Iran”-theme, not “Innocent people targeted by nationality brutally murdered on European soil”. Disgusting.

The story is obviously still developing, but here is a few things to consider:

Did Hezbollah Do It? (Daily Beast, July 18, 2012)

Bulgarian media in English, e.g. Novonite 

It’s shocking and horrible… I have no optimistic spin on this at the moment.