Who Controls the Narrative of October 7?

Hint: it’s not the IDF

Andrew Katz
4 min readDec 19, 2023

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W. German Police [top] tries to sneak up on Black September militant while latter watches events unfold on live TV/public domain

As news of the October 7 raids appeared on TV screens thousands of miles away it was hard not to think of the Tet Offensive, an operation that was also supposed to be beyond the capabilities of its author. Again, as in ’68, leaders grimmaced, and bombs fell. All would put back in order. Then Alon Shamriz, Yotam Haim, and Samer Talalka did “everything right”…

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Andrew Katz

LA born & raised, now I live upstate. I hate snow. I write on healthcare, politics & history. Hobbies are woodworking & singing Xmas carols with nonsense lyrics