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May 31, 2013

Israel: Cue the Gas

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With politics and tension in the Middle East growing hotter…

the latest example of how fashion and news photography have cross pollinated.This shot from Israel of preparation drills look like the latest hi-concept runway show. …On the other hand, maybe what really sells a news photo these days is the sense one is looking at a movie still.

(photo: Ariel Schalit/AP caption: Israeli soldiers of the Home Front Command rescue unit wear protective gear during a drill in Azur, near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Israel has launched a national civil defense drill, which the army said this year will focus on the threat of unconventional weapons at a time of growing regional tensions. photo 2:Sebastian Scheiner/AP caption: Israel has launched a national civil defence drill, which the army said this year would focus on the threat of unconventional weapons at a time of growing regional tension.)

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