— Department of State (@StateDept) June 30, 2016
He wouldn’t say more out of respect for her and her family? Part of the problem is them not saying enough. Hallel Yaffa Ariel was stabbed while sleeping in bed 18 times by a terrorist who snuck into her home. Not talking about her killing and the killing of other US citizens doesn’t make them less dead, but it may put more focus where there really hasn’t been enough.
Hallel was the 7th U.S. Citizen killed by Palestinian terrorists this year.