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    • kaan
    • 06.02.13 | 14:52 (IST)

    There is one thing that I dont get about this incident. How come such an elite Israeli commando unit would land on a ship full of hostilities without securing the landing zone. They were on a helicopter and no bullets were shot at them. Why they didn't drop smoke and flash grenades initially to create a safe landing zone. By doing this, they gave erdogan a huge bargaining chip and also public support. It's such a strategical mistake.

    from the article: The curse of the Mavi Marmara
    First published 02:37 17.06.12 | Last updated 02:37 17.06.12
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