VILE HYPOCRISY EXPOSED by reporter doing his job.
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Published on Jul 9, 2012
Rare reporter dares to challenge, even on ISRAEL, U.S. foreign policy hypocrisy. See transcript below [or click CC above]:
So the next time Human Rights Watch comes out with a report that's critical of Israel for its treatment of the Palestinians, I'll assume that you're going to be saying the same thing, correct? That you think that the report is credible, it's based on eyewitness accounts?
Uh, as --
And you're not going to say that it's politically motivated and should be dismissed?
You know Matt, as you have made clear again and again in this room, we are not always consistent.
"Associated Press' Matt Lee is one of those rare reporters who frequently challenges U.S. foreign policy hypocrisy, both in general and, even more rarely, as it pertains to the nation's support for Israel."
As Glenn Greenwald points out, "a remarkably revealing exchange."
Check it out in context.
VICTORIA NULAND, spokesperson for State Department: Listen, before we leave Syria, I just want to take the opportunity, if you didn't see it, to draw your attention to the Human Rights Watch report that was released today that identifies some 27 detention centers that Human Rights Watch says Syrian Government intelligence agencies have been using since the Assad crackdown on pro-democracy protestors. The report found that tens of thousands of Syrians are in detention by regime security and intelligence agencies and that the regime is carrying out inexplicable, horrific acts of torture, including -- well, I'm not going to repeat them here, but I'll leave it to you to read the report. And, you know, in many cases, the Human Rights Watch asserts that even children have been subject to torture by the Assad regime.
AP reporter Matt Lee: Do you see that report as credible and solid, and you're putting -- you're endorsing it? I mean, you're saying --
Victoria Nuland: We have no reason to believe that it is not credible. It's based on eyewitness accounts, and they're reporting from a broad cross-section of human rights figures inside Syria.
Matt Lee: So the next time Human Rights Watch comes out with a report that's critical of Israel for its treatment of the Palestinians, I'll assume that you're going to be saying the same thing, correct; that you think that the report is credible, it's based on eyewitness accounts?
Victoria Nuland: Uh, as --
Matt Lee: And you're not going to say that it's politically motivated and should be dismissed?
Victoria Nuland: You know Matt, as you have made clear again and again in this room, we are not always consistent. Goyal --
Matt Lee: So, in other words, anything that Human Rights Watch says that is critical of someone you don't like, that's okay; but once they criticize someone that you do like, then it's not worth the paper it's printed on?
Victoria Nuland: Uh, Matt, I'm not going to get into colloquy on this one. Goyal.
India Globe reporter Raghubit Goyal: India.
Victoria Nuland: Yeah.
Raghubit Goyal: As far as India-Pakistan relations are con-
How much longer are we going to allow our government to act like this?
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Daily Press Briefing - July 3, 2012 U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing by Spokesperson Victoria Nuland in Washington, DC.
AND get this: Victoria Nuland is married to Robert Kagan, a neocon. See Philip Weiss's blog post: "No problem-- Obama's State Dep't spokesperson is married to Romney's neocon foreign policy adviser" http://mondoweiss.net/2011/10/no-prob...
Thanks to Matt Lee for pointing out the hypocrisy and Glenn Greenwald http://www.salon.com/2012/07/07/vario...
and Philip Weiss http://mondoweiss.net/2012/07/state-d...
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