Gaza flotilla behaving incorrectly to a sovereign government's naval blockade against Hamas's defiance against Israel... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 03.07.11 | 18:19 (IDT)

    In the overall observation of this fleet of flotillas attempting to make a humanitarian gesture/crisis event, (when it's actually a side-show in comparison to the large-scale human rights violations within the neighbourhood), the outlook is dismal before they've even set to leave port of Greece. What's the objective in the long run that can't be resolved diplomatically? This week the Gaza blockade can be lifted if the Quartet's three conditions are adopted by the extremists of the Palestinian representatives. Assuming that they remain in conflict with Israel's existence, then the naval blockade has legitimacy for now, as it's historically the response nations undertake where territorial conflicts ensue.

    from the article: Gaza flotilla to set sail Monday despite numerous setbacks
    First published 11:47 03.07.11 | Last updated 11:47 03.07.11
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