Regardless of legalities, "self-defense" or any other reason, the flotilla is a PR disaster waiting to happen. Seemingly the only group that does not realize this is the Israeli government. That explains a lot. If the government really wants to prove its metal, let the ships reach Gaza.
3 wounded in apparent stabbing in Jerusalem Gay Pride parade, Channel 10 reports (Haaretz)
from the article: This time, Israel can pass the test of the Gaza flotilla
Netanyahu is encouraged by the fact that some of his critics are starting to cast doubt on the deal, and even to echo his arguments against it.17:39 30.07.15 | 2 comments