What follows is not meant as criticism of what he said, but is rather an exegesis of what he left unsaid, mostly because of either raison d’état or seemingly insurmountable domestic politics. … All this was right, proper, and sensible. But there were many things that the president either couldn’t say or chose not to bring into the open.
the president didn’t mention how the fear of terror is promulgated … the Western (and especially American) media—which, in “doing their job,” blow the actual terrorist acts far out of proportion.
Source: Obama’s Address: The Truth but Not the Whole Truth « LobeLog by Robert E. Hunter