"A senior source at the ministry told Haaretz about concerns that strategic ties with Turkey are in jeopardy after Operation Lead Cast in the Gaza Strip earlier this year." - Haaretz Didn't anyone pay attention to what the Turkish government was saying during Cast Lead? "It may be that the reality has changed and the strategic ties that we thought existed have simply ended," - ibid The first response of Israel was to 'strike back' at Turkey for canceling the exercise. The problem isn't in the politicians in Turkey, it's the turkey's running Israel. The current leadership of Israel acts with total contempt for the world and with an arrogance and hubris which compares only to the leadership of George W. Bush and North Korea. Then it is baffled when the world responds.
from the article: Barak warns against further harming Israel-Turkey relations