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    • 18.06.10 | 07:54 (IDT)

    It may be painful to give in to a cheap publicity stunt and paid mercenaries, but the blockade did go too far. No doubt, it's important for Israel to make sure weapons don't get shipped to Hamas, and it's even legitimate to enforce a blockade intended to harm the Gaza economy (it's been part of war for millenia). But the scope of the blockade was too broad. Hopefully, Israel can now protect its security without causing undue pain to Gazan civilians.

    from the article: MESS Report / Easing of Gaza blockade marks victory for flotilla activists
    First published 02:39 18.06.10 | Last updated 02:39 18.06.10
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