Gorping for Starws! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Richard
    • 03.07.10 | 19:07 (IDT)

    Reports from that particular newspaper, Al-Hayat, are usually not worth the ink they are written with. President Obama did not even veto a UN inquiry, and at this time, he is unlikely to be "warning" Turkey, which is already not enamored by the US' lackluster defense of its NATO ally. Finally, is it news that IHH supports the Palestinians? Would an international inquiry hit upon this and conclude that Israel's High Sea attack was justified, or the Blockade of 1.5 million is right and proper? Israel by pushing this report, probably into that newspaper first, seems to be groping for a straw. There is a whole plank waiting: end the blockade and begin serious negotiations... May be this is just about impossible! But the price Israel is and will be paying is so high. Still, it is only one of the factors that is not threatening its entire existence.

    from the article: 'Obama warns Erdogan international Gaza flotilla probe bad for Turkey'
    First published 12:31 03.07.10 | Last updated 12:31 03.07.10
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