The IDF, the IDF conducted propaganda campaign: and “de-legitimization”

צילום: שי וגנר, דובר צה”ל

Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Polly) referred to his participation in the arena of international, for the possibility of declaring a Palestinian State. “Commissioner combat photographers, lead global advocacy campaign,” said the spokesman.

תאריך: 11/09/2011, 19:56    
מחבר: דניאלה בוקור, אתר צה”ל

The IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Foley), participated today (Sunday) at the 11th International Conference of the Institute for counter-terrorism policy at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.
In his remarks, Brig. Gen. Mordecai to IDF preparations for possible declaration of a Palestinian State, leading to violent disruptions in the region during the month.

“We understand that the current era, the media perception and consciousness sometimes more difficult than actual violence or terrorism,” stated Brig. Gen. Mordechai “IDF understands that dealing with the global arena requires a combination of political factors, with arms and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. All the recent events had close cooperation with all bodies in order to create synergy and integration “.

The IDF spokesperson stated that the IDF is faced with a challenge to delegitimize the global media scene, a growing phenomenon in several areas. “The economic boycotts that we
Encounter them in the Palestinian Authority against products made in Israeli settlements, the strengthening of
To international law that utilize international organizations for claims against IDF officers in war crimes and cultural boycott. All these were intended to defame, vilify, embarrass Israel and activities “, said Brig. Gen. Mordecai.

“The struggle among Palestinians across the plane of consciousness and de-legitimacy. Are challenging us, not only the various terrorist means, “said Brig. Gen. Mordecai. He added noting that
The aim of undermining the legitimacy is the IDF’s operation “, an expression ב”מארבי de-legitimization “, as defined, to lead the Palestinians. “These ambushes are happening almost every Friday, in ni’lin and Bil’in and at different times. This struggle and figures leading him, trying to embarrass us, “noted the spokesman. He addressed that at the modern battlefield uses PDAs and enabling live broadcast to transmit images to the media and affect the public consciousness. “The world is flat, and not just economically. Almost every event that occurs in Gaza or in shows at any given time in the international arena, the international organization’s involvement and social networks, “said the spokesman.

According to Brig. Gen. Mordecai, “it means damaging the image of the State of Israel, economic sanctions against the State of Israel, the erosion of confidence in the Israeli court and the cultural and academic level. Therefore, the IDF understands that hard public consciousness from the violence. This is an effort.
A new type we need to let him know.

Facing the challenge, the IDF spokesperson stated that the IDF conducted combat photographers to place IDF brigades. “the goal is that each Regiment would be a photographer can capture real-time, fast.
As far as possible, in order to send us material which will help us tell the story from the point of view. Our understanding is that it takes place in the field of photographers have the right angle and get a true story from the field, “said the spokesman.

According to him, the IDF conducted follow-up the Declaration of an independent Palestinian State, intensive deployment “of photography and documentation on all the sectors”. Meanwhile, the IDF also works prepared and willingness to travel, in order “to the Arab and international media, for them to try to convey the story.”

Translated from Hebrew

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