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    • 28.06.10 | 11:03 (IDT)

    Chris, we all know you are aware of the BIG issues involved with this. Its not just about a stupid apology. Its about Turkey creating a precedent vis-a-vis other nations (now even freakin Iran wants to ship boats), its about boosting Hamas' standing and weakening Abbas, its about changing the geo-politics of the region. Stop pretending we just hurt Erdogan's feelings and if we kiss and make up, everything will be all better. You know that Israel has much more at stake, and that Turkey is already planning its next move, in coordination with Hamas, Hezb, Syria, and of course, Brother Iran.

    from the article: Report: Turkey closes airspace to Israel military following Gaza flotilla raid
    First published 09:09 28.06.10 | Last updated 09:09 28.06.10
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