New York-Gaza, 2014: When War Is There at Your Fingertips

What if they had live-tweeted the Dresden bombings, with the Allies rushing to explain the necessity and then Goebbels in turn tweeting pictures of wounded German children taken in 1915? Thanks to social media we have become both ambassadors and voyeurs.

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The bizarre agony of watching a war from thousands of miles away, when the smell of burning flesh is hand-delivered to your immaculate iPhone.