Mitchell (MSNBC): "And I just have to ask you very briefly, in ten seconds, were you aware any of eavesdropping on John Kerry by Israeli intelligence?"
Oren: "Andrea, I cannot hear you. I'm sorry." [ear piece touch] "[utterances] I'm in Tel Aviv. I cannot hear you. I'm sorry."
Oren was still the Israeli ambassador at the time of the alleged eavesdropping.
- Do you believe that Oren couldn't hear? Explain your response with evidence from the video.
- If Oren was simply evading the question, what would have been a better strategy for managing the question?