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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-06-02

‘Mental blockade’

French editorials are still heavily critical of Israel in the continued fallout of Monday’s raid on a flotilla in Mediterranean Sea. We also take a look at articles on Israel’s much-criticised PR strategy and the NGOs involved in the catastrophic aid effort. WEDNESDAY, 2nd JUNE 2010

Articles in today’s French papers:
 
La Croix: “Mental blockade” (editorial)
 
Libération: “Autopsy of a fiasco”
 
Libération: A quagmire for Israel and Obama
 
L’Humanité: Too much is too much (editorial)
 
Rue89 : Israel’s PR strategy
 
Le Monde : Turkish NGO, ‘IHH’, played central role in the operation
 
Le Parisien: NGOs flirting with Islamists

By James CREEDON

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