In the video below, the State Department spokesman is asked about the apparent inconsistency over the US policy following their accidental strike of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan.
When the reporter repeatedly asks the spokesman to explain why Israel was condemned in such strong terms over the incident while they themselves were merely expressing regret at the loss of life and saying there would be an investigation into the incident, the spokesman could not give a conclusive or convincing response. The inconsistency was apparently glaring to him as well as he stumbled over his response.
You can read a transcript of the exchange here.
Watch the video and see the State Dept’s response for yourself!