What were the Israeli naval officers trained in... how to prompt world condemnation. This was a peace flotilla in front of a world media-lens. Even if some one fired weapons... the officers needed to use the utmost restraint. The international furor over this engagement is going to be so embarrassing... that there will be no logical position to retreat to. And Danny Ayalon needs to simply shut his mouth. Anything he says, will only inflame this regrettable situation further.
UN agency warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees due to lack of funding (AP)