The Associated Press, Getty Images and Reuters are facing scrutiny on Thursday after each published controversial photos of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on their wire services. The images show Netanyahu making a gesture similar to the Nazi salute while speaking during the U.N. General Assembly -- and they're now going viral.
From the Associated Press:
And Getty Images:
And finally, Reuters:
There were clearly plenty of shots for these wire services to choose from, so why did they choose to include these photos? Did no one on the editorial staff think the images could potentially offend some people? Here are some of the other photos from the AP and Getty:
What do you think about the images of Netanyahu giving what looks like a Nazi salute?
(H/T: Weekly Standard)