“The State Department also released a statement from Price describing Washington as ‘deeply concerned’ about the death of Omer Assad, a Palestinian-American citizen who was found dead after being detained by Israeli Defense Forces soldiers last month. ‘The United States expects a thorough criminal investigation and full accountability in this case.’

It was a rare example of President Joe Biden’s administration expressing concern about matters involving Israel. ‘The fact that this is an American citizen gives it a different context. Had he not been an American citizen, would the State Department be weighing in? That’s a separate question,’ said Susie Gelman, chair of Israel Policy Forum”

Read the article in Jewish Insider.