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    • 09.12.10 | 15:01 (IST)

    That Turkey deserved an apology and compensation was clear to all people capable of independent thinking. After all, 9 Turks were killed in an IDF operation which used the wrong tactics with unnecessary excessive force. Any police action that will result in such civilian loss of life would be considered shameful in a democracy. Unfortunately, the Liebermanian Soviets in Israel refused to see that, and the Amen Gallery said "Amen". (What's new?) Lieberman even came up with a fake reason: Turkey haws been Islamizing for a long time, so the speacial alliance with that major Muslim country was lost any how. The fact that Turkey is still interested in EU membership was ignored for the counter-proof it provided. Well, that entire stupid Sovietic attitude was wrong. One thing is clear, the Amen Gallery will quickly recover and continue with their Amen chant. It is so much easier than thinking.

    from the article: Israel likely to offer heavy 'humanitarian' compensation over Turkey flotilla deaths
    First published 12:01 09.12.10 | Last updated 12:01 09.12.10
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