WorldViews: Israeli ambassador’s Twitter Q&A gets dominated by critics

By Ishaan Tharoor, July 17, 2014

Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the United States, held a Twitter Q&A on Thursday morning, and it turned out as one would expect. The chat, which lasted roughly 45 minutes, fueled the Twitter hashtag #AskDermer. Click on it and you'll find a growing archive of cynicism and outrage directed at Israel and its Operation Protective Edge, the 10-day-old bombing campaign against Islamist militants in Gaza that has led to the deaths of more than 200 Palestinians.

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