British were experts at boarding ships filled with Holcaust survivors. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Guardian of Israel
    • 13.07.10 | 20:49 (IDT)

    Has everyone forgotten that the British navy after World War II boarded and commandered ships headed for Palestine full of desperate Jewish survivors. Ships were intercepted in international waters. What was Britain's authority for doing this - the Mandate conferred of them by the League of Nations or, more truthfully, British government policy that had little or nothing to do with the Mandate. It was British oil interests in the Middle East that were being protected. Oil happened to be located in Muslims lands. Israel has the right to protect itself by all means from ships that are more interested in causing trouble than sending aid. If aid was the main thing on their agenda they would simply follow Israeli instructions to make certain the supplies were delivered. Who are they trying to fool?

    from the article: IDF preparing for forceful interception of Libya-sponsored aid ship bound for Gaza
    First published 00:55 13.07.10 | Last updated 00:55 13.07.10
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